Whether parents like it or not, we are our children’s barometers. How they react to potentially stressful situations like the first day back at school depends on how we act. Teach your child that you believe in her and know she can tackle any challenges that come up during this new school year.
Observant 1st graders love to share their developing sense of humor.
Finding out how things are going in your child's life sometimes takes a bit of strategizing. These tips and questions can help you get the conversation started.
Kids in 2nd grade become more independent at home and school and more selective about the friends they make.
At this age, friendships and interests outside the family start becoming more important.
Socializing with friends and getting involved in activities outside of school are a big part of being a 4th grader.
Kids of this age are seeking more privacy and independence, but they still need their parents to be involved and to set boundaries.
This is a year of transitions, from the physical and emotional changes of adolescence to the new environment of middle school.
The beginning of the teenage years is a confusing time for many adolescents—and for parents trying to understand their behavior.
In 8th grade, kids enjoy being the oldest students in school and look forward to the increased freedoms of high school.
Social networking sites like Facebook keep growing in popularity, especially among teens. But they can also be used for online bullying. Here are 10 tips to get parents up to speed and help them be aware of their teen's social networking activity.
Strategies for cutting down on the fuss over what your child wants to wear.