As N.C. school systems get creative about saving money, parents can help minimize the impact.
Try these consistent responses and clever tips to curb interruptions and instill manners.
The Lucy Daniels Book Club is a free community outreach program for Wake County children from infancy to 6 years and their parents.
The earlier a delay or potential special need is diagnosed, the better the outcome is likely to be.
What to look for, ask and consider when visiting and researching schools for your child.
How much time should preschoolers spend on a computer a day? Get advice from experts.
How to motivate young children for school while nuturing their curiosity to explore and grow.
Encourage self-discovery with these books that teach children about themselves from the inside out.
A librarian shares her picks for kids.
Great suggestions for books dads can read to their children this Father's Day!
Help students of all ages get ready for school with expert advice and resources.
Examine your child's individuality to find the best fit
Encourage exploration and play to develop confidence and problem-solving skills.
Understand underlying philosophies of preschools to find a good match for your child.
Visit programs and complete applications in late fall and early winter if your child is headed to preschool the next fall.
If your household is dual-language, what's the best way to teach both languages? Also find out how to improve writing skills.
Learn the going rate and what babysitters expect from local high school students.
Make sure you know what's behind those 5-Star licenses.
A checklist to take with you.
Getting kids ready for school
One parent's look at the benefits of preschool
Hitting the books, whether in the classroom or at home, can be fun for pre-readers through teens, thanks to titles aimed at those good old Golden Rule days.
Good beginnings are important. Involve children when preparing for preschool.
Using a stroller beyond age 3 can hinder growth and devlopment. Get tips on how to encourage kids to walk.
The holidays are the perfect time to combine the fun of making crafts with learning about shapes.
What's the right age to start teaching kids to read?
Celebrate April as National Poetry Month and Earth Day by springing into our picks for kids' books.
Schedule regular vision checkups to catch possible eye problems early. Undiagnosed vision disorders can cause future problems and trouble at school.
A child psychologist in Durham provides insight into the benefits and drawbacks of starting kindergarten before age 5.
Carolina Parent picks books that guide kids in exploring the outdoors and bonding with Dad.