Explore our editor's picks and tips that make your family's life easy and fun this August.
The Wake County Public School System will become the first school district in North Carolina to adopt a new, nationally developed football safety program for student athletes.
Overloaded backpacks can cause back and shoulder pain, fatigue, muscle irritation, and more.
Help your child overcome math anxiety
Have questions about N.C.'s Common Core State Standards? We have answers.
Reading, Writing ... and Coding? Creating the Next Generation of Programmers
Plan ahead for the first day of kindergarten
Encourage your child to find ways to help in the classroom and be a good friend.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates performed in May at a Band Together concert that raised $600,000 for Communities In Schools of Durham County and Wake County.
Educational videos can fasten a concept into a child's head much faster than a lecture or textbook. Here are some good sources for them.
The Wake County Public School System has named Heritage High School teacher Allison Reid the 2014 Wake County Teacher of the Year.
Developing a strong bond increases cooperation and reduces defiance and the need for punishment.
The ideal time for college visits for high-schoolers is when school is in session
What other parents, and your kids, think of your boasts
The Triangle is home to quality museums. Expand your family's knowledge of science, history, culture and art at these permanent exhibits.
On May 15, 2014, Carolina Parent hosted a live Facebook chat with the Montessori Children's House of Durham. For those who missed this event, here's a transcript of the conversation!
How to discourage your kids from lying
Students at Bright Horizons Family Solutions in Apex participated in Cuts for the Cure on Feb. 24.
Even young children feel pressured by peers
Harris Teeter has launched the Together in Education $100,000 Giveaway, which rewards customers for supporting schools.
Age-by-age guidance on helping children take a move in stride
Expert tips for finding money for college
Doing your best on college entrance assessments
Ask the Teacher: Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten?
Children have to learn to cope with failure, from losing a board game to failing a test.
Benefits of music instruction can last a lifetime
Here's a look at some of our top picks of products that make life more fun or parenting easier. See these top 5 educational websites for preschoolers, too.
Delecia Utley, a senior at Hillside High School in Durham, recently won a Community Builder Award from Durham's Partnership for Children.
How to get your child to do homework without mom or dad's help
Family fitness tactics for kids of every age.