Dads Article Archive

  • When You’re the New Mom (or Dad) at SchoolIf you think being the new kid at school is difficult, try being the new parent. Your child may have the ability to make new friends during class, over lunch, and at recess, but for you it’s not so easy. Our experts offer specific ways to reach out and develop successful connections with other parents and your child’s teacher.
  • Stepparents and School: It’s Complicated, but Not ImpossibleRemarriage brings happiness and a new start for many hopeful couples, but children from prior marriages must be given time to adjust to a new family dynamic. What role should stepparents have in a child’s school life? Not pushing for too much too soon is key, according to our experts.
  • How Dads Can HelpWhen fathers get involved, children do better in school. Here are some simple, effective ways that dads can make a difference.
  • Single Dad Makes School a PriorityDespite his busy work week, this father is a known presence at school—and reaps the benefits for his children.
  • Parents Are Teachers, TooUse these simple ideas to reinforce learning at home and develop your child’s academic skills.
  • A Dad Who Makes a DifferenceHe volunteered for his son but became a role model for the entire school.

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