Back to School

Back to School

It's that time again. The start of the school year brings excitement and anticipation--as well as anxiety, fear, and loathing.

Is College Necessary? Ask Recent Graduates

Are young college graduates changing the way we value college degrees?

Insatiable Wife (Teacher) Sent to Jail for Group Sex

How to protect students and teachers from crossing boundaries?

7 Simple Ways to Cut Your College Costs

How to get the most bang for your educational buck

Back to School and Back to Anxiety Part II

10 ways to reduce back to school stress

‘Twas the Night Before Kindergarten Part II:

What Parents Can Expect from the School Year

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

My Hormones Made Me Do It!

The inside story on hormones and behavior

Is The Carpool Swimming With Narcissists?

Or anxious, insecure or troubled people doing the best they can.

Going On

Finding that inner coach to help our children succeed

Internet Porn and Body Image

As school starts, who knows what teens will be viewing on their computers?

Parent's Guide to the Sex Talk for College Kids

How to talk to your kids about the college sexual culture

Sexual Misconduct by Educators: What We Need to Do to Protect Students

What precautions can schools take to prevent educator sexual misconduct?

Back-To-School Worries

Helping children cope with starting a new school year.

Back to School—Shame in America

An army of forgotten citizens are marching back to school.

Is the Hook Up Culture Empowering Women?

The premise of sexual equality is called into question.

Coffee: A Caffeinated Chronicle

Understanding coffee and its impact on our brain

Letting Go For College: A guide for parents and children

Helping students enjoy their independence while maintaining parental bonds

How Technological Distractions Destroy Connections

A college student observes how tech interruptions thwart relationships.

Ten tips for helping your child with pre-school jitters

Starting school is a big event for children.

Raising “Star” Children: The Pressure May Be Too Great

China sends a strong message to all parents.

‘Twas the Night Before Kindergarten Part I:

Helping your child know what to expect this school year

What Does it Take to Succeed in School?

New research for back-to-school success

Battles over Homework: Advice for Parents

Guidelines for helping children develop self-discipline with their homework

The Importance of Setting Expectations with Children about Study Habits

Setting expectations about children's study habits

But everyone else is better than me!

A return to school means a return to comparisons

Wearing Our Kids Out With iStuff

iStuff deprives our kids of "goof off time"

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time Now

The key to time management is self management

Cheers to a Troubled Pop Star

Media figures exert a strong influence on children and teens.

The Back Pain of Back to School

The child abuse of a locker-less school system.

Teens And Technology

Does overuse of technology put teens at risk?

Starting High School

Extracurricular activities provide friends and confidence

Interpreting Language in Classrooms

How can teachers approach multi-language classrooms with success?

Goodbye Summer 2013

The end of summer and the transition to a new school year

Teacher-Student Relationships Are Just Like … What?

What's the Best Metaphor for the Teaching-Learning Process?

Bullying and the Gifted: Welcome Back to School?

Why the gifted may be more likely to be bullied--and what you can do about it.

Student Debt as a Moral Issue

For university faculty, student debt should become a moral issue.

Parents of College Freshmen: Don't Let Go Too Fast!

Letting go may not always help your college student.

Pencils, notebooks, and spanx?

The new back to school shopping list

Why It's Worth Taking Intro Psych

How psychology can help you improve your life

Helping Children and Teens with Distractibility

Avoiding the shaming and blaming trap and really helping your distracted child.

Why Children Protest Going to School: More Evolutionary Mismatch

Our schools work against children's instincts, not with them.

Lesson for College Freshman: Top Ten for Mental Health

A common time for a first depressive episode doesn't have to be.

4 Rules for Helping Kids STANd Up to Bullying

Simple, Assertive Communication Strategies for Young People

Over-parenting Can Make Kids Helpless

‘Good’ versus ‘good-enough’ parenting

50 Tips for College Students

Learn how to have a happy and successful college career.

Top 50 Back-to-School Articles for Parents

Strategies to support children during the academic year

Does Your Daughter Think Only Boys are Good at Math?

Your own math anxiety could be reducing your daughter's math performance.

How can we get students interested in math and science?

Parents can help their children see the value in STEM classes.

School Success and Parent's Faulty Thinking

Why trying to help your kid be an academic success can harm.

Religious Bullying in Schools: Bullying in the Name of God

Do school-sponsored religious education programs increase bad student behavior?

13 Rules Every College Student Needs to Know

Very smart advice from a self-described worst student in the world.

Preparing Teens and College Kids for The World They'll Enter as Adults

How can families prepare students for doing well when they finish college?

Why Study Psychology if the Salaries are so Low?

Will a psychology degree pay off for you?

Bullying in Schools: Everybody Loses

How to prevent bullying in schools.

Why It’s Always High School In Your Brain

Your teen self is still the core of who you are

What happens when you can't trust your college?

Should your college career be public record?

This Fall, Get in the Swing of Doing Less

Why you should schedule time to be unproductive

The New Semester Checklist: 5 Points Teachers Need to Know

Master these five points and your professional life will be easier!

Surviving Bullying

A story of hope and never giving up

Why I Don't Care About My Daughter's Self-Esteem

Focusing on Self-Esteem Breeds Helplessness and Entitlement

22 Olympic Medals:

The Power of a Child's Imagination

Willpower 101: A Gift for the Class of 2016

What I would give to a son or daughter heading to college this fall