With hundreds of rambunctious children crammed under one roof, it's no wonder that schools are the places where good manners are often forgotten. We asked etiquette experts to share tips for following modern manners in the classroom, cafeteria, playground, and beyond.
Parents Pregnancy and Baby Guide is a Windows 8 app created for moms and moms-to-be to track their baby's development throughout pregnancy and through the first years of life. Get answers to all your pregnancy and parenting questions, such as what you can eat and how to keep your baby healthy.
Reading together not only creates a perfect excuse for snuggle time, it boosts your child's imagination and critical thinking skills. Check out these stories recommended by the Quicklists Consulting Committee, a subset of the American Library Association, as perfectly age-appropriate for promoting your little one's emotional and language development.
Settling into a comfy chair with your child to read a story is one of the best things about being a parent. And if you haven't already made reading a daily habit, you need to start now, since books benefit kids in so many ways. "First of all, reading with your child is a wonderful bonding experience," says Parents advisor Linda Acredolo, PhD, coauthor of Baby Minds. Your kid gets to bask in your undivided attention, which makes storytime truly magical. Reading every single day also helps your child learn to talk, expand her vocabulary, build her imagination, and get prepped for school. Our expert tips will get your child hooked on books for life.
The early school years are full of excitement and growth -- and new academic expectations. Find out what skills you can expect your child to master in kindergarten, and how to help your child develop them outside the classroom.