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.
As obesity rates in children and teenagers continue to rise, many school districts are trying to combat the problem with healthier options in the cafeteria. But the worst items can still be found in many schools.
If you're looking for fine cuisine, a school lunch cafeteria might not be the first place that comes to mind. But these schools are serving up cauliflower bisque and offering taste-testing with artisan cheesemakers.
Ah, school lunch. For many of us, this brings back memories of hairnetted ladies looming over trays of mystery meat. There have been sweeping changes lately in the way meals are served at schools, but has it been enough? Take our quiz to find out.
With all those school supplies and piles of papers falling out of backpacks, it might seem like a lost cause to attempt to get kids organized. Don't give up hope -- here are several strategies for keeping kids organized when it comes to school stuff.
All kids want to look good on the first day of school, but buying a whole new wardrobe can be expensive. Keep your wallet full and your kids happy with these tips for back-to-school shopping on a budget.
The start of the school year is a great time for extra special back-to-school crafts. Sometimes activities related to school can help get kids enthused for the upcoming year. Try out these fun crafts like the Corn Husk Doll or the Leaf Stencil.
After-school games are the perfect way to get outside and have some fun. Your kids probably have some favorite games,and there are lots of new after school games they can play by themselves or with friends. Learn about fun, new after-school games.
Sometimes kids enjoy back-to-school activities that have structure but are not part of their homework. For a change of pace, try out these entertaining back-to-school activities like the School Bus game, Rainwater Blues, or Duck Bread Distribution.