5 ways to make lunch more fun
No more half-eaten lunches! These quick tricks make school lunch something to smile about.
8 ideas to win over a picky eater
Parents of a picky eater know that getting kids to eat vegetables can require the negotiation skills of a SWAT team. Here, moms share their tested, stealthy ideas and recipes.
What kids want in a president
We asked kids what qualities they think our country's next leader should have.
These free printable PDFs are our take on the classic kids' game — with an emotional smarts twist.
One key 1st grade math skill
We've heard math is different under Common Core, but how? One teacher explains how she's teaching kids about numbers differently now — in a way we can all understand.
One key 2nd grade reading skill
Does your child tell (and retell) stories from favorite books? Good news! That's a key reading skill, according to this second grade teacher.
One key 6th grade reading skill
Surprise! This teacher’s description of the new expectations for student reading is nothing like the sixth grade most parents remember.
One key 5th grade reading skill
Want to make sure your fifth grader is ready for sixth grade? This teacher’s simple suggestion may surprise you.
Creating a dream study space for your child
Now that school's back in session, it's time to think about helping your child with at-home assignments. Here are our favorite ways to assemble the perfect homework spot.