Middle School

Middle school years can be a challenge. Help kids stay focused on their studies with these ideas for changing bodies and growing minds.

Back to School: Advice for Every Grade

You may be wondering what to expect of the new school year. Here's back-to-school advice for grades K to 5 from moms who've been there.

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."

Get Up and Learn! Physical Activity Helps Kids Master Math and Spelling

A new study finds incorporating physical activity into learning boosts test scores in certain subject areas.

How to Thank a Teacher: Gift Ideas

Teachers are some of the most important people in our childrens' lives. These parents offer their best advice for getting the perfect gift for your child's teacher.

Is Your Kid Being Bullied Into Skipping Lunch?

According to dietitians who work with children and some recent studies, a disturbing new trend in school cafeterias is kids being pressured to eat less than than they actually want--or not to eat lunch at all.

11-Year-Old Girl Suspended for Bringing Toddler-Sized Butter Knife into School Cafeteria

Do you think the school that suspended a top student was justified in their actions?

This Mom's Rant About School Theme Days Will Make You LOL

Raise your hand if you've ever been victimized by crazy hair and socks.