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September 21, 2012
Ask an Expert: Should my child play sports?
Does your child have asthma or other symptoms that seem to keep him or her from playing hard? Get some tips from a doctor at National Jewish Health.
September 18, 2012
Parent blog: Teaching kids to be readers
A Boulder psychologist and mother of three shares seven tips about helping even reluctant kids become better readers.
September 13, 2012
Parent blog: Stop nagging kids about homework
New research out of the University of Northern Colorado confirms what many parents already know: Nagging your kids about homework simply doesn't work.
September 11, 2012
Parent blog: When you hear "I hate homework!"
A mom and educator hates the daily homework battles but says, if viewed as an extension of learning vs. drudgery, homework can be OK.
September 6, 2012
Parent blog: Magic school lunch solution
The key to simplifying the process of making a sack lunch for your child? Have your kids do it.
September 4, 2012
Parent blog: We're paying for state funding cuts
A Jeffco mom laments the rise in public school fees in the wake of K-12 funding cuts and urges elected officials to do something about it.
August 31, 2012
Ask an Expert: Coping when a child leaves home
Are you an empty nester? Did your son or daughter just go off to college? Well, it's normal to feel sad. Stay busy, this expert says.
August 30, 2012
Parent blog: Learning teachers' pet peeves
A Boulder mom and psychologist says children can learn how to read their teachers' "pet peeves" to make the most of class time.
August 29, 2012
Ask an Expert: Healthy school lunch ideas
Are you already running out of ideas for quick, healthy school lunches? Read this nutritionist's tips.
August 27, 2012
Parent blog: An Aurora dad's first-day anxiety
An Aurora dad misses his children's first day of school for the first time in seven years. He's relieved to learn - via technology - they quickly made friends.
August 24, 2012
Parent blog: What's important in a school?
A Denver mom choosing a school for her daughter for the first time asks, "What do you value most for your child?"
August 22, 2012
Ask an Expert: Child fearful after theater shootings
A Denver psychologist gives a concerned mom a plan to deal with her son, who remains traumatized by the Aurora theater shootings.
August 21, 2012
Parent blog: Another school year transition
Transitions to a new school year sometimes end up being harder for the parents than the kids. Read this mom's post about the first day of school.
August 20, 2012
Parent blog: Sending a kid to college
A mom has trouble cutting the cord as her son prepares to start college. Maybe it's harder to let go when your child is heading to an in-state campus.
August 17, 2012
Ask an Expert: Helping your child's teacher
A teacher offers some tips on how parents and teachers can work together to make the most of the new school year.
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