Big Kids

Your big kid's ready for school! As your child's development continues, focus on kindergarten and education with tips to improve reading and writing, test taking, and homework. Make sure to talk about any potential school problems, such as bullying, school cliques, and peer pressure. At home, focus on family values by teaching good manners and money management skills, and use our printable Chore Charts to teach responsibility. No matter the age, your child may throw a temper tantrum, so consult our discipline tips, and satisfy picky eaters with our nutritious and delicious school lunch and snack recipes.

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Best Practices for Homework
Best Practices for Homework

Help your child tackle homework most effectively. Here are some best practices to follow.

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In my experience the best time to transition to a bed is between ages 2 and 3, with some room at either end depending on other factors, such as your child’s size and whether she’s a “climber.” Still, your daughter ... More

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