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Use summer to prepare for kindergarten success

  • school readiness

The first day of kindergarten is a big step for young kids. Families can use the summer to help make the transition to kindergarten easier.

Mom and daughter on slide

Quality time doesn’t have to cost a thing

  • parenting

Read the story of how an unexpected car repair bill led a single mom to realize that the best we can give our children starts with ourselves.

Children with special needs

If Your Child has a Special Need

  • special needs

Learn how to get help for children with disabilities or chronic conditions.

Starting-preschool

Starting Preschool

  • early learning

Find a preschool that will help your child get ready for kindergarten.

Starting-Kindergarten

Starting Kindergarten

  • school readiness

Learn how to enroll your child in school and how you can help her succeed.

Fun food names for kids

Fun names can get your child to eat more vegetables

  • health and nutrition

​Children should eat a variety of colorful vegetables, but with most toddlers and preschoolers, that can feel like a hopeless challenge.​ Here’s some…

When kids get stressed

Keeping the peace: helping a toddler reduce their stress

  • toddlers

Loving communication and a clear process for dealing with stress can help prevent things from getting out of control.

Prepare your kids for kindergarten

6 ways to help your child be ready for kindergarten

  • parenting

Even if you don’t have a new kindergartener this year, it’s never too soon to start preparing for that first day with some fun, easy everyday activities.​

A parent's time is a gift

The best gift to give a child? Your time.

  • parenting

Young kids don’t need expensive toys. Positive, everyday moments spent together with the adults in their lives are what they need most to learn and…

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