Though it can be difficult and uncomfortable, one of the best ways to fight racism is to address it directly rather than ignore it.

Volunteering is a great way to get kids out and active in their communities, but sometimes even motivated parents can be unsure where to start. Here are some suggestions.

When I was a teenager it never seemed to matter what time I went to bed; mornings were always hard, and my first class or two of the day used to pass in a sleepy blur. I didn’t know it at the time, but what I went through was a fairly normal aspect of teen biology. It’s difficult or even impossible for schools to change their scheduling, but counselors would do well to keep circadian rhythms in mind when deciding whether or not to recommend an 8:00 calculus class.