Plan ahead and make adjustments to pave the way for a strong transition from elementary to middle school.
Give older middle schoolers what they need, not necessarily what they think they want.
Help your kids as they change homes and re-establish routines during the school year.
My daughter, Sam, and I were on our own for 12 years. During that time, my girl grew from a little girl to a teenager, and with each passing year, one thing remained consistent: back-to-school chaos.
Your child is changing. Is your parenting?
Middle schoolers can be clumsy. Here is a way to help your child through those awkward growth spurts.