Home > School and Learning > By Grade > 8th Grade > Back to Middle School
|
Back to Middle School

The first day of school is closer than you think. Are your kids ready? Here are some things to think about.

  1. According to a U.S. Department of Education report, when parents are involved in education, children's grades and test scores are higher. Here's how you can participate.

  2. Help your kids make the transition from elementary to middle school. Keep the lines of communication open!

  3. Take a few tips from a teacher on preparing your kids to go back to school.

  4. What do you do when your child is stressed out about going back to school? Get expert advice from our family therapist.

  5. How is middle school different? Take a look what 11-year-olds are up to.

  6. Back to school fashion is a hot topic. Find out why kids are wearing those baggy pants.
|


stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

jack-o'-lantern creator

Design and print
your own
jack-o’-
lanterns!

GO

highlights

12 Pumpkin Activities and Crafts for Kids
Pumpkins and gourds are perfect for fall fun and games with the kids. Find the best pumpkin activities, crafts, printables, and recipes to enjoy with your children this Halloween season.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

15 Best Slow Cooker Meals
Too busy to cook? Try one of these deliciously easy slow cooker meals and have dinner waiting when you get home!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!