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Fights over homework are all too common but avoidable. So why are they happening? Read on to learn some reasons they might be cropping up and a few ideas to keep them at bay – for both parents and kids.

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Ryan Warren offers his expert guidance on what parents can learn from SSAT and ISEE test results about their children's skills, development, and areas for attention.m

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Sleep is our brain’s opportunity to recharge. So much of our cognitive, executive, and emotional functioning rests (no pun intended) on getting good sleep. One of the principal functions of sleep is to help our brains with memory consolidation – the process of transferring the things we recently learned into long-term memory.

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Some stress is good and necesssary for growth, as long as it is not traumatic or overwhelming, and it is important to have healthy, effective strategies for recovery after stressful times.

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With school starting, we thought we’d give you a quick cheat-sheet to help you stay effective in your efforts. We've put together our favorite bite-sized tips to plan and start projects, foster creativity, stay motivated, and follow through.

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Junior year is much like having two monitors on your desk. On one screen, you see your current life: AP classes, debate team, culture club president, captain of the swim team. On the other monitor, sitting just next to present reality, sits future plan: college, and each screen is pulling for your attention.

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Now that you're an experienced high schooler, this is a good time to develop and practice the skill of planning. Maureen Delaney and John Jones offer their tips on developing strong skills in the planning department.

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You just have to study more. Work harder. That’s it. Just buckle down, put in more time, and you will...

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Please don’t post pics of your turkey dinner. Don’t Instagram your far-flung family with photos of your goings-on while ignoring...

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