Parenting Articles – for Parents of Children in Elementary School
These parenting articles contain useful tips from the experts. Help for problems like peer pressure and bullies, which often start when kids are in elementary school.
Tips for Parents with Elementary Schoolers
Learn parenting tips that work today, for success in the years to come. With feedback from other parents and tips from the experts, you’re sure to find parenting styles that are a good fit for your family. Sibling rivalry and kids’ health usually get worse in elementary school years, and new issues like peer pressure and bullies are just starting. Find out how to overcome these issues, and how to deal with things like behavior problems. Our parenting tips and articles will guide you through using positive discipline, while giving your children the tools they need for life.
Most kids have reported being teased in a playful, friendly, and non-threatening way. However, teasing has the potential to become serious when it's hurtful, abrasive, and constant. This type of constant teasing may also be referred to as bullying. As parents, we don't even want to imagine our children becoming the target of a bully, but unfortunately it happens... and a lot more often than you think.
Temper tantrums are no fun, regardless of how old your child is. Tantrums may start when your child is a toddler, but plenty of children continue to have them when they reach the elementary school years. The good news is that there are things you can do to help tame temper tantrums! Not everything you try will work the first time, but be patient and consistent and you - and your child - will get through this phase.
Most parents do their best to keep their child at the same school for the duration of their allotted time. Whether you're moving out of the area or feel a new school has a better academic program, here are some steps you can take to make the process of changing schools easier for your child.
After School Activities for Grade Schoolers
Web Safety for Grade Schoolers
Grade Schoolers and Kids Health
Parenting Styles and Skills: Grade Schoolers
Peer Pressure in Grade School
Discipline for Grade Schoolers
Sibling Rivalry - Grade Schoolers
Bedtime and Sleepover for Grade Schoolers
Social and Family - Grade Schoolers