The following articles are for parents of grade school aged children. The topics covered range from child development, to child safety and activities for kids.
Elementary Schoolers Archives
Elementary Schoolers A to Z
Boy Chasing, Chores, Clothing, Conflict and Discipline, Hobbies, Holidays, Manners, Media, New Challenges, Parties, Playing, Responsibility, Safety, School, Sleep, Sleepovers, Vacation Time
Boy-Chasing on the Playground
Division of Labor
To Clean (Or Not To Clean) Your Child's Room
Kids, Clothes, and Image
Conflict and Discipline
Activities for Conflict Resolution Skills Development in the Home
Behavior Strategies to Use At Home
Spanked Kids’ Bottom As Punishment, And Now Mom Feels Guilty
The Importance of Hobbies
Life After Television: Teaching Our Children to Play Again
What Are Your Children Really Watching?
Five Inexpensive Ways to Help Your Children Invest in Holiday Memories
Old Saint Nick Needs a Modern Makeover
The Battle At The Table
Kids, Rudeness, and Teaching Moments
Violence in the Media—Effects on Child Behavior
Bird Flu Blues – Helping Kids Cope With Bad News
Stress-Free Kids Party Planning
Ten Kids Party Planning No-nos
Do You Play with your Kids?
A Lesson in Responsibility
How Can I Teach My Child To Be Responsible?
The Power of Choice
What Kids Buy—With Allowance
Babysitter Policies For Parents
The Best Way to Protect Your Children in the Car Booster Seat Basics
The City Parent Rules - Navigating Traffic with Young Children
Communicating Awareness for Safety
How Do You Really Know If Your Child's School Is Safe?
Important Information for Your Babysitter (Checklist)
Protect your Family from Internet Pimps
Riding Rules for Tots and Teens
Tips for Keeping Your Children Safe Online
Smoothing Out Transition Time
Bedtime, Kids… Discipline?
Please Don't Go: "Mommy, I Can't Sleep!": Sleep Disturbance in Children
Sleepover Party Crafts
Are We There Yet?
How to Keep Your Children Occupied Once School Is Out