Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers for Parents
Conducting effective conferences can boost family involvement in your classroom and help promote positive outcomes for you, your students, and your school. Here's what to do before, during, and after the meeting. This article is for educators.
Childhood Depression: What Parents Need to Know for Parents
When a sad or bad mood lasts for weeks or longer and there are other changes in a child’s behavior, it might be depression. Learn the signs of depression and what parents can do to help their child.
Taking Your Child to a Therapist for Parents
Many children and teens have problems that affect how they feel, act, or learn. Going to therapy helps them cope better, feel better, and do better.
Parent-Teacher Conferences for Parents
Attending parent–teacher conferences is a great way to help your kids succeed at school. Here's what to do before, during, and after the meeting.
Soiling (Encopresis) for Parents
If your child has bowel movements in places other than the toilet, you know how frustrating it can be. Many kids who soil beyond the years of toilet teaching have a condition known as encopresis.
Talking to Your Child's Doctor for Parents
Building a relationship with your child's doctor requires communication and reasonable expectations.
Your Medical Records for Teens
Each time you hop up on a doctor's exam table, somebody makes a note in your medical records. There may come a time when you need your medical information, so find out how to get it and how it's protected.
Emotional Eating for Teens
We've all eaten a whole bag of chips out of boredom or while cramming for a big test. Learn more about emotional eating, and how to manage it, in this article for teens.