One key 1st grade reading skill
Did George Washington have wooden teeth — or not? Using a nonfiction text, first graders should be able to find out the truth for themselves.
One key 2nd grade math skill
Mastering addition and subtraction skills this year will help your child with more complex concepts next year.
When Mom says yes and Dad says no
"We can't look like two heads as parents," says America's Supernanny Deborah Tillman. "It confuses the child." Here's how to fix this common parenting mistake.
How Angela Duckworth teaches her kids grit
The famed researcher and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance explains her "hard things rule," which she's using as a parent to instill stick-to-itiveness in her kids.
Infographic: The science of raising gritty kids
Help your child learn to work hard, finish what they start, and achieve their goals.
Put an egg in it
5 fun ways to add healthy protein into your child's school lunch.
Infographic: Raising honest kids
The research on kids and lying offers some great insights for raising kids who tell the truth.
Christine Carter on giving honest reassurance
Raising Happiness author Christine Carter explains how to respond to questions like, "Am I smart?" in a way that's both honest and constructive.
Carol Dweck on 3 things for true success
Telling children they're smart makes them believe "smart" is either something they have or don't have and so squelches motivation, says Stanford University psychologist and Mindset author Carol Dweck. Instead, explain to kids that if they're doing these three things, they are on the right track.