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Asking questions is the first step to better parent-teacher communication. Credit: Getty ImagesSweaty palms, cotton mouth, the fear of raising ...Sweaty palms, cotton mouth, the fear of raising your hand ... if teachers and classroom settings made you nervous as a kid, the thought of your next parent-teacher conference might still cause anxiety. Take a deep breath. Knowing what to ask -- and which questions to avoid -- can help calm your fears.
Take your child's concerns seriously. Credit: Getty ImagesMost parents anticipate a certain level of back-to-school jitters for our kids, and ...By knowing what to expect, parents can help their children deal with worries they might not understand themselves.
Whatever genre you want, you can find it in children's music. Illustration: Christopher HealyOnce upon a time, children's music was nothing ...Nowadays, it's hard to find a genre that the family music scene hasn't touched upon, so your child's musical education can be as widely varied as you like.
The in vitro kids are all right. Credit: Getty ImagesTest tube babies may not be mutant freaks after all. Scientists have long been curious ...Babies born through in vitro fertilization scored as well on academic tests as kids born the old fashioned way, a new study reports.
This image provided by Skechers shows characters from a new children's television show called Zevo-3, produced by the Skechers shoe company and ...The Washington Post reports cynics at the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood complained to the FCC that the cartoon "Zevo-3," set to debut Oct. 11, is nothing more than a half-hour shoe commercial.
Find a quiet spot for your child to do homework. Credit: Getty ImagesAs early as kindergarten, kids start bringing home worksheets, projects and ...Homework quickly becomes a way of your child's school life, and, as a parent, there are steps you can take to help make learning at home fun and (at least sort of) enjoyable.
She's a lot younger than she looks. Credit: CorbisIf you're still on the fence about how you feel about attachment parenting, new research ...