Have you and your child been to your local library lately? In addition to wonderful books, today’s libraries offer multimedia options, community events, fun activities, and more—and all for free.
They’re unpleasant but exceedingly common. We’re talking about head lice, ringworm, and other “icky” childhood illnesses that are more repugnant than harmful. Here’s how to handle them...and the “yuck” factor.
Parents can add humor—and math and history learning—to this task, which is one that most children initially resist.
How to work with the school to improve education and school life for your autistic child.
How to tell whether your child is gifted, plus ways to make school more meaningful for him.
The death of a beloved family pet can elicit varied reactions in children depending on their age and what else may be going on in their lives. Allowing children to discuss their feelings of grief and talk about the pet is something parents should encourage.
An outline of the core components that make for a high-quality early childhood education program.
To encourage curiosity and a passion for learning in your child, discuss things you’re interested in, show her real-world examples, and don’t forget to take her lead.
Some common questions and answers on what preK is all about and whether it might be the right choice for your family.
Some kids live to read; others won't go near books without being prodded. Our experts offer ideas to encourage children of all ages, and interest levels, to read.