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  • Immunizations and Vaccines

    RotaTeq Vaccine Prevents Diarrhea in ChildrenThe RotaTeq vaccine is recommended as part of routine childhood immunization in the U.S.
  • 6th Grade Homework

    Sixth-Grade HomeworkHomework can increase dramatically in sixth grade. Here's what you should do.
  • Dealing With Divorce

    First Christmas After DivorceA newly divorced mother asks what she can do to make the first holiday after the divorce as pleasant as possible.
  • Growth and Physical Development

    Has Teen Stopped Growing?Find out what's involved in determining whether a child has reached his full height.
  • Signs and Symptoms of ADHD

    Son Is Resisting His ADHD MedicationIt's sometimes necessary to give a child more complete information about ADHD and why medication is necessary for him.
  • Helping With Homework

    Homework Hassles!Our expert suggests how to keep a child on-task with his homework.
  • Gifted Education

    Gifted and BoredOur expert offers a number of suggestions to a gifted high-schooler who complains of boredom.
  • ADHD Treatments

    ADHD and DietLearn whether children with ADHD should avoid certain foods or be on a special diet.
  • Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit

    Teaching HandwritingAdvice from a homeschooling expert on teaching handwriting.
  • Homeschooling Support

    Early Signs of DyslexiaAdvice from a homeschooling expert on early signs of dyslexia.
  • Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit

    When a Child Isn't Ready to Read
    Advice from a homeschooling expert for a parent whose eight-year-old is having a hard time with reading.
  • Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit

    When a Child Has No Interest in ReadingAdvice from a homeschooling expert for a parent who is concerned about her son's lack of interest in reading.
  • Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit

    Reading on Grade LevelAdvice from a homeschooling expert on determining at what grade level a homeschooled child is reading.
  • Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit

    Teaching an Early ReaderAdvice from a homeschooling expert on teaching a six-year-old to read.
  • Homeschool Reading and Writing Toolkit

    Reading ProficiencyAdvice from a homeschooling expert for a parent whose son can read words on flash cards, but he not in a book.
  • Establishing Schedules and Curriculum

    Homeschooling in the Evenings
    Advice from a homeschooling expert on homeschooling in the evenings.