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How a few rules can make walking to school a safe and healthy activity. Walking to School Today most parents insist on driving their children to school even though walking is healthier; kids get exercise and [...]
How to help make homework a point of discussion rather than a battlefield. Homework and Parents Homework is one of those things that can become arunning battle. But by taking a proactive approach with your child, [...]
What should your child’s report card tell you about the past school year? Report Cards Well, it’s about that time of year again when final report cards will be sent home. Hopefully, after another year, your [...]
How to help your child adapt to attending school for the first time. Separation Anxiety If your child is heading off to kindergarten this fall, then you know what a big milestone this is for children…and [...]
Are we over scheduling our children? Today’s kids can have so many activities and lessons that they have to attend that they end up stressed out. During the school year many parents take on the role [...]
Respected pediatrician William Feldman has written an accessible yet authoritative guide to dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other learning disabilities that provide the latest information on diagnosis and treatment options, including the pros and cons [...]
No matter what age your child is, separation or divorce will have an effect, particularly in the school-aged child. Statistics tell us that more than half of all divorce cases involve children. But statistics can’t describe [...]
Is your preschooler ready for kindergarten? If not, there’s a lot parents can do to help prepare a child. Inspite of our best efforts, sometimes children just aren’t ready to take the big step of heading [...]
When it comes to our children’s education, entering the first grade represents a big milestone. Fortunately there are ways to ease the transition. Grade one! It’s quite a milestone in a child’s life…and a parent’s! For [...]
Statistics tell us that about 50% of us move every five years. If that move entails a change of school for your child, then expect a few bumps along the way. For adults, moving to a [...]
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