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.

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Parents Share Their Biggest Back-To-School Concerns for Fall 2020

Pediatricians say students should return to classrooms this fall, but there are still ongoing risks of COVID-19—not to mention parents worried about the safety of their children and how the heck any of this will even work.
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The Best Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher at the Start of Every School Year

Children spend more weekday hours in the classroom than they do at home. Knowing the answers to these questions will help maximize your child's education and help them develop in an age-appropriate manner.
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8 Ways to Make the Most of Your School's Open House

Back to school open house events can be so informative. Here's how to get the most out of the experience according to teachers.
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Bulletproof Backpacks Are Selling Out This Back-to-School Season, But Should You Buy One?

On shopping excursions to gear kids up with a year's worth of pencils, notebooks, and folders, many parents are opting to pack them all in an armored backpack.
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8 DIY School Supplies

Nothing drums up motivation for homework like a fanciful folder to keep things organized! Decorate all your kids’ classroom gear with these easy, on-trend DIY projects.
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Hack Your Home for a Smarter School Year

These tips and tricks can streamline your home for back-to-school season.
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More Back to School

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.
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5 Smart Ways to Handle Teacher Troubles

Is it the teacher—or is it your kid? How to find out why your child's unhappy at school.
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21 Teacher-Mom Hacks for an Easier School Year

Conquer first-day fears with strategies from teachers who have young kids themselves. Plus: Score advice on back-to-school clothes shopping, friend making, and more.