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Which symptoms call for your kid to stay at home and which give him the all-clear
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5 ways to prepare your child for back-to-school during summer
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One month before:Set a rest routine. Establish a consistent bedtime routine and morning schedule so that your child goes to bed and wakes up at same...
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One month before: Set a rest routine. Establish a consistent bedtime routine and morning schedule so that your child goes to bed and wakes up at...
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One month before: Set a rest routine. Establish a consistent bedtime routine and morning schedule so that your child goes to bed and wakes up at...
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How to react when when your child comes home complaining that the teacher doesn't like him
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Like fame, parent-teacher meetings can be fleeting. To make the most of your 15 minutes: * Bring a list of questions. Need to discuss your child's...
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Don't let your child get stuck in the danger zone
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My daughter is about to start all-day school. Class runs from 8:30 to 3:30 -- that seems like a long day for a 5-year-old. How can I help her to adjust?
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It's a whole new world for your child - here's how to help her get through the jitters
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What teachers wish parents knew about kindergarten. Plus, find out what else you need to know to get kids ready for school
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Kindergarten Once upon a time, kindergarten was all about teaching social readiness, learning how to line up, sit quietly in a circle, and put...
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These great educational activities are used at innovative preschools around the country. Now you can bring the fun -- and lessons (shh!) -- to your house
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If you've got a kindergartner-to-be, you might see some personality changes in the weeks before school starts. It can be a tough transition, even for...
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In this guide:Is your child ready for preschool? | Finding the right preschool | Preparing for the first day | Solving common preschool problems | Is...
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Nancy Kalish's daughter was an enthusiastic middle-schooler—until homework started to take over, consuming her evenings and weekends. When...
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Shannon Reincke, of Grand Rapids, was understandably concerned when her 10-year-old son, Carter, started complaining that he was having headaches,...
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Nancy Dyer, 9, of Longview, TX, came home from fourth grade one day and, out of the blue, announced, "I hate school!" Her mom, Michelle, was taken...
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Q. Our 5-year-old son just started kindergarten. He gets notes sent home for not following directions, not keeping his hands to himself, and...
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Q  My two-year-old is a very extreme child. If she's happy, she's very happy; but if she's upset—watch out world! I have...
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When Alexandra Haake was 11, she was nervous and excited about starting sixth grade  -- in Davenport, IA, where she lives, that's when junior...
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Tess Duryea, 2, of Setauket, NY, was devastated when her sister, Celia, began kindergarten. She repeatedly told her mother how much she missed Celia...
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In those busy weeks before the first day of school, many parents sandwich a quick visit to the doctor for their child between clothes-shopping trips...
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Keeping kids in the classroom rather than at home sick is easier said than done 

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