Advice & Tips

Looking at your child, preparing to head off to school or learning to read, you may start to wonder how it all happened so fast. Maintaining a good schedule, encouraging sleep, and healthy eating are just as important as they've always been, but there are new challenges for your big kid, too. Learn more about supporting them in the following articles.

Advice & Tips - My Big Kid
Why Free Play is Important During the Summer

It's that time of year again: While some parents are planning 1970s-inspired summers of ...
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4 Reasons to Stop Rushing Your Kids

From the morning rush to the after school activity rush to the homework and dinnertime ...
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Your Special Needs Child: 6 Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting

Do you approach your child’s annual IEP with a mixture of fear and dread? Or perhaps ...
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5 Stress-Relief Strategies for Kids

Kids experience stress for various reasons. My kids are generally mellow little beings, ...
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6 Tips to Help Your Child Cope with Anger

Anger is a completely understandable emotion. Sometimes it stems from fear, sometimes it ...
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How to Talk to Your Kids About “Tricky” Adults

When my kids were younger, a friend suggested teaching them a code word. She described it ...
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