By the age of five, bilingual children largely catch up to their peers who speak just one language—and then overtake them. By Kristina Klausen
Writing a thoughtful letter of recommendation takes time. And odds are you aren’t the only one asking. By Jennifer Winward
The goal isn’t to lecture your children but to kick-start their critical thinking. By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
Some lessons about social justice, no matter how terrible, are better learned by living than by lecture. By Francie Arenson Dickman
Using script forces a child’s brain to slow down. It allows for deeper thoughts, more expansive word choices, and increased imagination. By Michelle Riddell
Coming to peace with the reality that you can’t make your kid do things is actually liberating. By William Stixrud and Ned Johnson
Not only does homework lack academic benefits for young children, but it’s also replacing other fun, developmentally appropriate, and valuable activities. By Jessica Smock
Decades ago, boys who lacked motivation were called late bloomers. Today, we call them underachievers. By Adam Price
The sooner a child has a framework to understand the nature of healthy relationships, the better.
By Lauren Apfel
None of the parents I know are copping to having a kid who is average.
By Christie Tate