We asked teachers and other school staff what they talk about behind closed doors -- what they really wish they could tell parents to do to help kids excel. Use their candid answers to make sure your child has the best year yet.
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As most parents know, taking a 1-year-old out to eat can be a challenge. "At this age, toddlers aren't programmed to sit still," says Sheila Gahagan, MD, professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. On top of that, they haven't learned to control their impulses yet. But that doesn't mean you're stuck in the kitchen for the next five years. There are some simple steps you can take to set her up for a happy, stress-free meal.