Some families grumble over the hassle of purchasing school supplies, while others struggle with how to pay for their supplies. Thanks to programs that donate supplies, parents can help each other.
A teacher - and mom - says that teachers often nurture children's use of manners. But parents should be the primary source of teaching manners to kids.
A young mother remembers driving lessons from her immigrant father as an example of his principled, patient teaching and care.
Summer reading is a treat for some kids, and a chore for others. Here are ways parents can help encourage reading and make it a fun activity during summer vacation free time.
Teachers in the US are typically recognized for one week in May, but students and their parents can take inspiration from global school traditions that make teacher appreciation a daily practice.
One mom approaches baby-led weaning with optimism and success, until she ventures to ask a question on an online forum, only to be harshly criticized by other parents.
Zaineb Abdul-Nabi made history during the 2014 Oscars as the first American-Muslim woman to wear a hijab on the red carpet and on stage at the awards. One writer points out that it is her work in film that should define her, and not her head covering.
Raised with parents only speaking Arabic at home, one mother learns the benefits of raising her own bilingual daughter and shares tips for raising a child proficient in two languages.
A Hampton University student claims school staff told her she would need 'proof' of her religion to wear her traditional head scarf in her ID photo. Why, in a nation founded on religious freedom, are Muslim women being asked to provide documentation to practice their faith?
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