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Reading, Writing and Belly Breathing: The Importance of Yoga and Meditation in School

From test anxiety to problems at home to just plain restlessness, yoga and meditation are helping students settle down in the classroom.

Take Your Special Needs Kid to a Sensory-Friendly Event on Autism Awareness Day

There are plenty of events happening statewide this Sunday

New Vernon Family Raises $25K for Autism Service Dog

A NJ family is hoping a service dog will help their 3-year-old son living with Autism Spectrum Disorder

‘Sesame Street’ Adds Character with Autism to the Cast

Julia (a muppet with autism), will join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby and friends

Spotting the Signs of ADHD

Is your kid struggling in school? Does she have trouble focusing in class and on homework? It may be time for professional help.

How to Help Your Kid Deal With Stress Anxiety

How you can help your kid, and when should you see a professional.

The Best STEAM Toys for Kids

Gears will turn with these science, tech, engineering, art and math-inspired toys

The Path to the Right Private School

Where and how do you begin to find the right private school that is the best match for your child?

Books to Help a Reluctant Reader

If you have a kid who’s less than thrilled to crack open a book, these titles will help get the pages turning

Inspiring a Reluctant Reader

If your child is constantly glued to a screen or frustrated with reading altogether, these tips will help get the pages turning.

PBS Just Launched a 24-Hour PBS KIDS Channel

Now you can watch their favorite shows as a family any time on any device

How to Pick a Camp for Your Special Needs Kid

Make every kid’s school break a blast in a camp program.

Is a Faith-Based School Right for Your Kid?

Local parents share the reasons they chose religious education for their children.

How Much Homework Is Too Much?

A move to dial back homework in two NJ elementary schools is sparking a discussion about whether the extra work is helpful or harmful.

What to Do If Your Kid Is Struggling in School

You want to help, but how can you provide guidance without undermining your kid’s self-esteem?