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.

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.

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: How to Help Kids Who Cry Easily

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

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 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: 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.

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.

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).

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.

What Your Child Will Learn in Kindergarten

These days, kindergarten has more of an academic focus than it did in the past. Your little learner will be reading, writing, and learning basic math, while still having time for fun during her school year in kindergarten.

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.

Handling Sticky School Situations

Too much homework? A teacher who yells? Our expert's diplomacy tips will steer you through the tough spots.

Back to School: Fashion for Girls

Get your daughter ready for school with these great back to school fashions for girls.

Surprising Tip on Learning Math

Learning math doesn't have to be a struggle. Here is a surprising tip to help make lessons better for your child.

Back to School: A Quick Tip

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

Before Your Child Starts Reading...

Learning to read is a huge life lesson. Before your child starts to tackle this skill, here's what you should know.

Back to School Advice: Morning Routine

Hoping for seamless mornings this back-to-school season? These parents have some great advice for a stress-free morning routine.

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.