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Articles in Scholastic's Parent & Child magazine:
May 2012: We're New In Town: Many American families are uprooting to chase after jobs. How to prepare your child for the emotional transition.
September 2010 Little Mean Girls: Four Steps to support targets and bullies, and help all kids get along.
Feb/Mar 2010: Sweet Dreams: Sleepovers are a rite of passage for kids. Here's how to tell if your child is ready, and how to prepare.
Why Impulse Control Is Harder Than Ever: Many young children struggle with impulse control. These tips and suggestions will help manage behavior and maximize learning potential. (from Scholastic.com web site)
Show and Tell: Solutions and Advice
From the Experts: Ask P & C
Dec/Jan 2012 Tech and Privacy
Dec/Jan 2013 Build Body Confidence: It's not too soon to raise your awareness of eating disorders in children.
June/July 2012 Politeness Counts: Every boy can use a lesson in manners. (page 2)
May 2012 "That's Not Fair": When other families have different values from yours.
April 2012 Afraid of the Dark: Dealing With Fear of the Dark
March 2012 Money Counts:Teaching the value of dollars and cents starts now.
Dec/Jan 2012 Hanging with Auntie: Dec/Jan 2011 Hanging with Auntie: Leaving your child in another's care is a learning opportunity
May 2011 Promise Not to Tell!: Teaching children the difference between good and bad secrets.
April 2011 Measuring Up: Comparing your child to others can harm self-esteem.
March 2011 Making the Grade: Setting academic goals together can help your child thrive in school.
February 2011: But It's True! Why telling lies at this stage may increase and how to deal with it.
Dec/Jan 2011: Pretend Friend: An Imaginary pal at this age? That's a good thing!
November 2010: Boys Will Be Boys: The unique joys and challenges of rearing a son at this stage.
October 2010: What's So Funny? Boys and girls develop different senses of humor starting now.
September 2010 Ready for More: Taking on new responsibilities.
June/July 2010: Whose Play Date Is It, Anyway?: Allowing a younger sibling to join the fun can benefit everyone.
May 2010: Just Trying to Fit In: Sevens and eights are more conscious of themselves and how others see them.
Apr 2010: Different Strokes: Playing a team sport is just one way for boys to build confidence; there are others.
Feb/Mar 2010: Puppy Love: The word crush at this stage doesn't necessarily mean what you think it does.
Dec/Jan 2010: Friendship Fallout: When a best friendship falls apart.
Oct/Nov 2009: Exploring Skills: Some ways your child learns to stand on her own two feet.
Sep 2009: Finding The Spark: Rewarding effort helps this age group stay motivated.
Jun/Jul 2009: Finding Friends: The tightest relationships in this group are based on shared interests.
Can We Talk?: Parenting Q & A’s
March 2012: Who's going to stop him?
Nov 2011: Trouble maker.
Oct 2011: Dry all night.
Sep 2011: Up a tree: my 4-year-old wants to climb everything.
June/July 2011:June/July 2011: Media messages for girls, discipline dilemna, and taming the morning rush.
May 2011: Playing rough, negative attitudes, and kids who are waited on hand and foot.
April 2011: Power struggles, bad behavior in the car, and refusing to get out of the bathtub.
February 2011: Whiny impatience, resistance at bedtime and talking about puberty.
Dec/Jan 2011: Power struggles, questions about Santa, and pouting when a new sibling is born.
October 2010: Tattling, toddler meltdowns, and sibling battles at bedtime.
September 2010: Twin Trouble, Buy us stuff! and Shopping madness.
Apr 2010: Welcoming child number two; sibling rivalry; and an overbearing friend.
Feb/Mar 2010: baby-like behavior; shyness; and refusing to do homework alone.
Dec/Jan 2010: Dressing like a teen; fishing for compliments; and being a copy cat.
Articles in Parenting magazine:
Ages + Stages: 7 to 9 Years