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.

6 Unexpected After-School Activities

Round out your kid's school schedule with one of these awesome extracurriculars.

12 Products to Make Homework More Fun

Getting the job done is about to become a lot more fun (and less like pulling teeth). The kids will love these new perfect-for-home school supplies so much that they'll jump to do those worksheets.

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.

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.

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.

6 No-Fail Tips to Get Kids Out the Door on Time (Every Time!)

Your weekdays can be calmer--even before coffee--with these six tips.

7 Things to Do Now to Make the Whole School Year Go Smoothly

Save yourself a load of headaches during the next school year by getting organized now.

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.

Back to School: Dealing With Meanness and Bullying

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

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.

This Teacher Just Schooled Us All With a Lesson About Buying School Supplies

You're going to want to check yourself before you start complaining about those 500 glue sticks you just threw in your cart.

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.

5 Ways to Trick Out Your Kid's Backpack

Here are five brilliant ways your child can trick out his schoolbag to make it all his own.

Best Practices for Homework

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

Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas for Busy Moms

How does a busy mom like Rosie Pope prepare healthy back-to-school breakfasts for her family? Find out how to make her go-to meals.

12 Things Moms Love (and Loathe) About Back-to-School

Busy moms spill what they look forward to (and what they loathe) about this time of year.

3 Tips to Prepare Your Child to Ride the School Bus

Help your child get used to riding to and from school without you.

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.

Back to School: How to Help Kids Who Cry Easily

If you have a sensitive child, help curb the tears with these coping strategies.

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.

Mastering School Drop-Off: One Mom's Master Plan

Traffic. Awkward small talk. Outright rudeness. You can't avoid the daily ordeal, but you can make it a little easier.

Back to School: When Kids Argue With Other Kids

Does your kid always need to be right? Focus on these steps to help your kids argue less.