5 smart breakfast ideas for kids
Try these quick munchables get your child’s brain ready for a day of high-powered learning.
Teaching your child to speak in class
Raising your hand to participate in class is an important academic skill in American schools. So how can you teach your English learner to speak up at school?
The truth about homework in America
If you’re a parent who is new to the U.S., here’s what you need to know about helping your child with their daily homework.
The truth about your 9th grader's GPA
Here are four things parents need to know about freshman year grades — and talking points to explain them to your teen.
Teen sex under your roof
My parents were permissive about teen sex. Now that I'm the mother of two girls, I'm not sure I'll handle things the same way.
6 ways to improve a college essay
Your child has written a draft (or a few drafts) of their college essay — but it's not quite there. Here are six tips for helping your child hone, strengthen, and polish their essay.
The best low-cost and free tools to help get your child into college
Before you get lost in the jungle of college applications, you should know about these four services.
How to get a great letter of recommendation
There's an art to getting letters of recommendation. Here’s the lowdown on who to ask, when to ask them, and how to make it work for all parties.
The secret to improving SAT scores
Did your teen get a low PSAT, SAT, or ACT score? Don’t panic. Everyone can improve their scores. Two experts share their secrets for helping teens learn how to rock these tests.