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12 Tips To Get Your Kids School Ready

Kindergarten teacher, Susan Hamilburg, shares some excellent tips for parents on practical things like what to pack and tasks to work on along with how to emotionally prepare their children going in to the school year.

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Preserving Your Child’s True Self

How do we encourage our kids to be who they are in this demanding, high-pressure world? We spoke to Dr. Madeline Levine about how to help our kids preserve their authentic selves in school and beyond.

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Separation Anxiety and School

Both parents and children have big feelings about the first day of school. Mary Hartzell, a longtime early childhood educator, wrote an article about the separation anxiety felt by both parent and child.

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How to Deal with Kindergarten Regression

Abbie Schiller, the founder and CEO of The Mother Company, shares her son’s experience with starting kindergarten, the stress and regression that comes with it and the ways we, as parents, can help them during this exciting transition.

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How to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety

Anxiety popping up around the beginning of school? You’re not alone! Dr. Tamar Chansky, author and expert in childhood anxiety is here with tips to ease your young one’s fears the whole year long.

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What to do about Bullying

Is a seven year old capable of bullying? Yes, indeed. How do we guide our kids that bully and are bullied? Dr. Robyn Silverman shares her valuable insight.

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Can I Ever Let My Kid Walk Home Alone?

We parents hear of random acts of violence towards kids and might want to keep ours close and never let go. But, is that what’s best for our children? Pattie Fitzgerald, founder of Safely Ever After, shares ten tips for safety.

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The Social Side of School Readiness

He can write his name and count to 20, but what milestones tell you that your child is socially and emotionally prepared to start kindergarten? We asked two early childhood experts, Brenda Nixon, MA, and Deborah McNelis, M.S.ed, to give us the scoop on school readiness.

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The Room Parent Dilemma: How to Lighten the Load

Feeling strapped with all the volunteering commitments you’ve made at your kid’s school? Amy Mascott, creator of the blog “teachmama,” shares five tips to manage the load more effectively.

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The Danger of Labeling Kids

Shy. Aggressive. Observer. So many adjectives that define our kids. When and how can labeling harm our children? Lynne Kenney, shares her insight.

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