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Everything You Wanted to Know About Parent Teacher Conferences, But Were Afraid to Ask

It can be a little intimidating talking to the teacher about your little one's performance -- especially if you were the kid who chewed gum in class and flunked math. Here's our survival guide for acing these formal chats.


The Ultimate Kid-Friendly Study Area Quiz

 The Ultimate Kid-Friendly Study Area Quiz

Kids' study areas should be friendly to their style. Designing kids' study areas, however, requires more friendly consideration of their needs than their wants. See more »

10 Greatest Holiday Gifts for Teachers

 10 Greatest Holiday Gifts for Teachers

Most teachers probably have cupboards full of "Best Teacher" coffee mugs, T-shirts and pens. Learn 10 great holiday gift ideas for teachers at TLC Family. See more »

Everything You Wanted to Know About Parent Teacher Conferences, But Were Afraid to Ask

 Everything You Wanted to Know About Parent Teacher Conferences, But Were Afraid to Ask

Everything you wanted to know about parent teacher conferences can be found right here. Read about parent teacher conferences at TLC Family. See more »

5 Things a Teacher Won't Tell You About Your Kid

 5 Things a Teacher Won't Tell You About Your Kid

These 5 things a teacher won't tell you about your kid are helpful reminders for a student's parent to hear. Read what your kid's teacher won't tell you. See more »

Sticky Situation: What to Do When You Don't Like Your Kid's Teacher

 Sticky Situation: What to Do When You Don't Like Your Kid's Teacher

What is there to do when you don't like your kid's teacher? Read about what to do when you don't like your kid's teacher at TLC Family. See more »

5 Things You Should Know: How to Talk to Your Child's Teacher

 5 Things You Should Know: How to Talk to Your Child's Teacher

Knowing how to talk to your child's teacher can help your kid succeed. Learn 5 things you should know about how to talk to your child's teacher. See more »