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5 must-have skills for kindergarten success

Help your preschooler transition to all-day learning with these skills.

Helicopter Parents

My 14-year-old tries to sneak out of the house without her cell phone. “Mom you call me, like, 16 times a day!” she complains. Am I a helicopter mom? Am I one of those moms who constantly hovers, ready to swoop down at the first whiff of trouble? I...

Praise for Rays

At one time doctors prescribed sun exposure to treat diseases such as rickets and polio. But today we have a new reality. In fact, as parents we’ve become pros at blocking those harmful rays from landing anywhere near our child’s delicate skin. The problem is we’re not just blocking harmful...