Back to School

Back to school time. Here's everything you need to know to help your child get classroom ready. Pick the right supplies, transition back into the classroom, and gear up for a great year.

8 Fun First-Day-of-School Traditions

Whether your child is proudly entering kindergarten or a seasoned school vet with a couple of years under her tiny belt, celebrate the first day school by adding one of these fun traditions to her routine. We give them an A+!

How to Create a Homework HQ

Design a space that works well for schoolwork and keeps your kid on track all year.

The Smart Way to Talk to Teachers

She may not have great news -- schoolwork struggles? behavior blunders? -- but we've got savvy strategies to fix the problem.

No More Manic Mornings

Say goodbye to frantic mornings -- and cranky kids and parents. Good morning to new, simple rituals that help you start the day off right.

Back to School: Dealing With Meanness and Bullying

Kids can be bullies. Share these strategies to help your child deal with mean kids.

Back to School: Handling Worries

Heading back to school? Follow these four tips to help your child cope with school anxiety.

3 Things to Raise a Successful Student

If anyone knows how to raise an academically successful student, it's a teacher. Watch as educational experts share 3 things that can help your kid be a star at school.

Best Back-to-School Supplies: Backpacks

Let the new school year begin! Start with a new backpack to store all of your child's essential back-to-school supplies.

20 Smart Back-to-School Tips and Ideas

Get your students off to a smart start with these clever and completely doable strategies for every part of their busy day.

Best Back-to-School Apps for Parents

Moms and dads need help, too, as back-to-school season begins. We have the scheduling, shopping, and food apps to make the transition a snap for you (and your kids).

Encouraging School Success

Is your child getting the most out of school?

How to Identify Bullying

If your munchkin is having a rough time at school, it could be because of bullying. Here's how to identify the common problem.

Tips for Teaching Math to Pre-K Kids

Your adorable preschooler is just starting to learn about math. Watch how to help her learn the basics.

Back to School: How To Help Kids Make New Friends

Finding new friends can be scary. Try these ideas to help your child develop new friendships.

Back to School: A Quick Tip

Ease back-to-school jitters with this brief tip on helping your kid find friends.

3 Things Parents Can Do to Help Kids Manage Homework

Some kids find it difficult to stay on top of homework after a long school day. Here are 3 things parents can do to make the process less stressful.

Adorable Lunchboxes and Bags

Send your child to the head of the class with these A+ lunch supplies.

3 Things to Help Kids Read

Reading is an important life skill, and young children need a lot of practice in and out of the classroom. Learn what 3 things parents should do in order to help their kids read.

Worst-Case Scenarios: Classroom Edition

"I love school." Few phrases sound sweeter. Because when your child thrives in his educational setting, he tends to thrive outside it too. That's why initial signs of trouble (complaints about the teacher, behavior write-ups) can press your panic button. We'll help you handle the toughest start-of-school challenges.

Working Together with Your Child's Teacher

No matter how old your child is, it's still possible for parents to be helpful from home, express any concerns, and make the most of those times when they do see the teacher. Here's how.

Back to School Advice: Nighttime Routine

Getting the kids to bed on time after homework, dinner, and showers can be a challenge. Here are some great tips for a smooth nighttime routine.

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