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.

6 No-Fail Tips to Get Kids Out the Door on Time (Every Time!)

Your weekdays can be calmer--even before coffee--with these six tips.

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.

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+!

3 Things to Raise a Successful Student

If anyone knows how to raise an academically successful student, it's a teacher. Watch as educational experts share 3 things that can help your kid be a star at school.

6 Unexpected After-School Activities

Round out your kid's school schedule with one of these awesome extracurriculars.

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.

3 Things Parents Can Do to Help Kids Manage Homework

Some kids find it difficult to stay on top of homework after a long school day. Here are 3 things parents can do to make the process less stressful.

12 Products to Make Homework More Fun

Getting the job done is about to become a lot more fun (and less like pulling teeth). The kids will love these new perfect-for-home school supplies so much that they'll jump to do those worksheets.

Back to School: Dealing With Meanness and Bullying

Kids can be bullies. Share these strategies to help your child deal with mean kids.

How to Create a Homework HQ

Design a space that works well for schoolwork and keeps your kid on track all year.

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: A Quick Tip

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

3 Tips to Prepare Your Child to Ride the School Bus

Help your child get used to riding to and from school without you.

Best Practices for Homework

Help your child tackle homework most effectively. Here are some best practices to follow.

7 Things to Do Now to Make the Whole School Year Go Smoothly

Save yourself a load of headaches during the next school year by getting organized now.

Back to School: How to Help Kids Who Cry Easily

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

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.

This Video Perfectly Captures the Insanity That Is School Drop-Off

A school in North Carolina just tested a pilot program to alleviate traffic at school drop-off. It didn't work.

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.

Back to School Advice: Nighttime Routine

Getting the kids to bed on time after homework, dinner, and showers can be a challenge. Here are some great tips for a smooth nighttime routine.

Best Paid Back-to-School Apps for Parents

Parents need help, too, as back-to-school season begins. For a small fee, these apps can handle scheduling, shopping, and feeding to make the transition a snap for you (and your kids).

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.

Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas for Busy Moms

How does a busy mom like Rosie Pope prepare healthy back-to-school breakfasts for her family? Find out how to make her go-to meals.