How to help your child make (and keep) friends
Learn what to it takes for kids to be socially successful.
Moving in tough times
A moving survival guide for families relocating in tough times.
Imagining your ideal school
About to start your school search? This quick exercise will help you clarify exactly what you're looking for.
Traditional school alternatives: Is one right for your child?
Learn about different types of schools, with distinctive philosophies and curriculum, including Montessori, Waldorf, Core Knowledge, KIPP, and IB.
School choice: what are your options?
How much choice do you really have? It depends on your local school district as well as your state's policies on school transfers.
Choosing a school: considering your child's needs
Deciding what your child needs and what matters most are key steps in choosing a school with the best fit for your child.
Know the system to get your child into the school of your choice
Smart parents follow the rules down to the small details to get their children into their preferred school.
7 great children's books about moving
If your family is pulling up stakes, check out these books to help kids with the move.
Choosing a school: considering family needs and values
Your family's values, preferences and practical concerns are important factors to consider when choosing a school.
Buying into a public school
How free public education ends up costing parents a pretty penny.
What would your child do? | Caught being kind
Kids are learning emotional intelligence skills at school. But how will they act when no adults are around? It's not always easy to do the kind thing.
Why it’s better for my daughter to feel sad than fine
I wrote a kids’ book about emotions, but Inside Out still taught me a lesson.
Empathy's poster child
Touched by an image of child slaves, a little girl pledges to do something about it — and turns her family upside down.