Welcome to kindergarten! Now that you're starting school, we have everything you need to know about helping your child succeed from expectations to discipline to nurturing a lifelong learner.

Thrive in 2025: Holding Kids Back for Success

More and more parents are waiting an extra year to enroll their child in kindergarten. Is a late start a smarter start?

10 Ways to Prepare Your Child for School

Banish first-day jitters for your child and for yourself!

Why Kindergarten Redshirting Was Right for Our Son

Delaying entry for kindergarten is common--and controversial. But it was the right decision for our family.

Why I Hate Kindergarten Redshirting

I can choose whether to send my daughter to kindergarten or hold her back a year. But I wish I didn't have to.

This Mom's School Bus-Safety Rap Is Awesome

Mom blogger Deva Dalporto takes on the importance of drivers stopping for school buses in a video parodying "Bust a Move."

This Sweet New Video Reminds Us Playtime Is Learning Time, Too

Fisher-Price's heartwarming video shows real kids learning about the world through play.

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.