Talking About School
Get beyond one-word answers and find out what your child really thinks and feels about school.
Communicating With the Teacher
Our tips for helping your child have a smooth start.
If 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...
Creating back-to-school memories for your children can be simple or elaborate. The tradition doesn’t matter; what does is easing them back with a special memory.
Are You a Helicopter Parent?
You’ve heard the term "Helicopter Parent." They're the moms and dads who hover low over their children, ready to swoop in for a rescue whenever the going gets tough. But kids learn best when they’re allowed to try things on their own, even if it means occasionally failing.
To see where you fly on the helicopter spectrum—too low, just right, or totally off course—answer these questions.
More Articles for Involved Parents
PTOs and PTAs are often known for their fundraising, but they do a lot more.
In many families, one child is self-motivated and directed while the other is not. How should parents help the unmotivated child without drawing comparisons to the i...