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Your Child's Education

Resources to help you get the most out of your child's educational experiences.
  1. Academic Success (4)
  2. After School Routines (3)
  3. Back to School (2)
  4. Summer Camp Options (11)

Help Your Child Adjust to a New School

Going to a new school can be a scary experience for any youngster.  Use the following tips to help your child make a healthy, happy adjustment:

Should I Boycott the Father-Daughter Breakfast This Year?
A single mom asks whether she should skip the Father's Day celebration at her daughter's school or ask them to give the event a more inclusive title.

How to Rename School Events With More Inclusive Language
Use these suggestions to craft new titles for father-daughter and mother-son events at your child's school.

Family Problems You Need to Share With Your Child's School
Family problems are personal, but they can also affect your child’s school performance and relationships. Find out which family issues really need to be shared with school personnel, and why.

Improve Parent-Teacher Communication
Effective, regular parent-teacher communication can not only help your child do well in school, but it can also help you stay connected to what’s going on in your child’s day-to-day life. Find out how to best stay in touch with your child's teacher with these practical tips.

Mentoring Programs for Children of Single Parents
Mentoring programs offer children a reliable, safe way to develop a significant relationship with another caring adult. If you're looking to enroll your child in a mentoring program, check out these organizations.

Get Along With Your Ex at School Functions
Getting along with your ex at school functions can be a challenge. Learn how you can both attend these functions, and support your children,...

Obtain Copies of Your Child's School Records
Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), parents have the right to access their children's school records. Find out how non-custodial parents can access school records, and learn your rights under the law.

10 Ways to Start the School Year Off Right
The typical single parent juggles many responsibilities simultaneously. There's work, home, school, family relationships, and your own social life to manage. In particular, the school year can be a difficult time for single parents. Use the following tips to help you start the school year right and maintain some control and balance all...

How to Motivate Your Teen
Feel like your teen just isn't motivated? Use these strategies to help your teen succeed in school -- and in life!

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