Big Kids

Your big kid's ready for school! As your child's development continues, focus on kindergarten and education with tips to improve reading and writing, test taking, and homework. Make sure to talk about any potential school problems, such as bullying, school cliques, and peer pressure. At home, focus on family values by teaching good manners and money management skills, and use our printable Chore Charts to teach responsibility. No matter the age, your child may throw a temper tantrum, so consult our discipline tips, and satisfy picky eaters with our nutritious and delicious school lunch and snack recipes.

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16 Ways Your Kids Can Help Around Mealtime
Follow this handy guide to involving a toddler, preschooler, big kid, or teen in the kitchen.
5 Free Online Learning Programs for Kids to Do at Home
You don't need to create teacher-level lesson plans to make sure kids keep on learning at home. Here are a few free resources to take advantage of while creating a plan for keeping little ones learning outside of the classroom.
30 Journal Prompts for Kids to Aid Self-Discovery
Journaling is a great way for kids to practice their literary skills and explore their emotions. Get started with these creative and entertaining prompts.
What To Do When Your Child Has Ulcerative Colitis
Rates of ulcerative colitis in kids are increasing worldwide. Here's what parents need to know about this chronic inflammatory condition.
Is Medicine Always the Answer for a Fever?
A pediatrician explains what fevers mean and why parents typically don't have to treat them with acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
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Fun and Games in the Metaverse: A Guide to What's Here and What's Coming
From Minecraft and Roblox to Fortnite and Halo, here's what you need to know about the virtual worlds your kids are spending time in.
A Parents Guide to Teen Dating in the Digital Age
For parents, the idea their teens are going to start dating can strike a mix of anxiety, stress, and fear. Here's everything parents need to know about teen dating in the digital age.
How Social Media Filters Are Affecting Youth

Social media filters may be cute and fun, but they are having a deeper impact on the mental health of youth. Here's what parents need to know.