Catch a break on back-to-school clothes, shoes, school supplies and (in some states) even computers.
"I'll get you a yellow binder or get you a red binder... You take these kids out of my house? I will get you whatever you want."
It didn't take long for me to realize our school journey with my son Asher wasn't going to go the way I expected.
It's how Mike Ponce de Leon bonds with the kids he teaches.
In this early-morning stream of consciousness, the TODAY Parenting Team’s Tiffany Jenkins of Juggling the Jenkins reveals the thoughts that go through her mind...
It's the end of the school year and I'm so done. Except I'm not done because unlike many of you lucky devils who are finishing up this week, our schools won't...
If we want our kids to have a shot at making it in the world, they're going to need a set of basic life skills.
We are limping across the finish line, folks. I tapped out somewhere in April and at this point, it is a miracle my kids are still even going to school. I haven't...
Actor William Daniels wants educators everywhere to know how much they're appreciated.
The amount of energy you pour into your work and our children is so astonishing, it is a crime that you don’t all make more money. Can you understand how much...
Here's a gift for your teacher friends with a sense of humor. But not everyone's laughing.
Our school district’s new policy says staff may not require students to bend, kneel or measure skirts or straps. Staff also may not accuse students of distracting...
Want to help your child get an A+ in test-taking? From eating a good breakfast to a useful Dr. Seuss quote, here are some guidelines.
I sat surrounded by dying plants. They were the remnants of yet another ill-advised and poorly designed elementary school science fair project.
Even kindergarteners are stressed these days, but when Tina DuBrock asked for mental-health books to guide them, she was stunned by the response.
As teachers prepared to strike in West Virginia, they also prepared to feed their students who rely on free breakfast and lunch for many of their meals.
Every Friday, she asks kids to write down the names of four students they want to sit with next week. But her real motive isn't seating charts.
She thought her son was just a normal teen, but his excessive sleep and weight loss were actually signs of something more dangerous.
The amount of energy you pour into your work and our children is so astonishing, it is a crime that you don't all make more money. Can you understand how much...
We found a fool-proof way that debuts a lacing method that's doubly coaxed into place with a little help from a surprising item you already have at home.
Sometimes hacks are not as time-saving as we'd hope.
Lunch boxes need more than a quick shake to get them clean. Follow these expert tips for cleaning them the right way.
A great meatloaf is super satisfying, full of flavor and the perfect comfort food for a family meal. But what do you do with the leftovers?
With increasing numbers of head lice showing resistance to OTC treatments doctors suggest parents go straight to prescription medications.
The Hirt family has been passing the same dress down for three generations, for girls to wear on their first day of kindergarten.
"The more she wanted me to get out, the more I resolved to stay."
"We need to support each other and unite through that thing we have in common — motherhood."
To keep us from over committing, I have to picture my February self, exhausted, irritated, and hanging on for Spring Break.
A school system has decided to make latecomers pay for their tardiness by paying for it, but some parents are unhappy with the plan.
Rossen Reports update: Want to know if your child's backpack is too heavy? Here's the formula you need to check.
After Markeisha Simien posted the before-and-after pics of her 5-year-old daughter's hair on the first day of school, her life changed.
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Here's what I wish I'd known before dropping my first child at college... even though I probably wouldn't have believed it a month ago.
When it comes to the daddy-daughter bond, one of the sweetest ways dads show fatherly love is by styling their little ones' hair.
A mom caught her daughter's first-day-of-school tears on camera, but says today, her daughter is laughing about her dramatic performance.
Our children will never know the sweet satisfaction of clapping chalkboard erasers or stamping a library book due-date card.
These hacks and DIYs will get your kids excited about the new school year.
TODAY got an exclusive look as the remarkable Wade quadruplets - Zach, Aaron, Nick and Nigel - began their freshman year at Yale University.
Want to to impress friends and family with your clean car? This pro auto detailer shares the best ways to clean window, cup holder, car mat and more!
A new program sponsored by Whirlpool found that putting washing machines in schools improved attendance rates and participation.
I don't stop worrying about my students just because I've left school for the day. In short, I will love them like they are my own.
From navigating your way around campus to learning to deal with roommates, here's what you need to know before heading off to freshmen year.