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Teachers & Coaches

Is your child having problems with one of his teachers or coaches? We've got advice for handling that difficult situation.

Written by Catherine Holecko, family fitness expert at About.com. I’m seven hours into an eight-hour bus ride that started at 4 a.m.

Written by Catherine Holecko  My daughter is a figure skater who’s on the ice at least three times a week and also participates in off-ice training.

The start of the school year is just around the corner.

More kids than ever are playing sports, and that's a good thing. But along with fun and fitness comes a rising risk of injury, and parents need to learn to play defense.

It seems like every school has them: The coach who blames a championship loss on the kid who missed the last shot.

When to butt in, when to butt out. That's the dilemma when dealing with your kid's teachers and coaches. Do the homework now and you'll be ready to ace every interaction.

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Teen parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman on whether to intervene with school administrators when your student is having difficulties with a classroom teacher.

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Teen parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman on whether to question an academic professional when you disagree with his choices.

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Teen parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman on empowering your teenager to confront her team coach about inappropriate remarks he made that hurt her feelings.