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Dr. Sylvia Rimm's Articles for Parents and Teachers

Browse through Dr. Rimm's articles covering various topics. Dr. Rimm hopes you find the articles informative and helpful as you parent your children or as a teacher with students.

New articles will be highlighted regularly. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back often to see what's new.

Please click on a topic to go to an article list:

PARENTING

How To Parent so Children Will Learn
Parents Make a Difference
You're the Greatest! - When Praise Can Cause Problems
A United Front between Parents
A United Front between Parents and Teachers
Helping Your Children Cope With Divorce
Suggestions for Single Parents
Step-Parenting
How to Talk to Your Kids
Protection Without Overprotection - A Delicate Balance
Making Bedtime Pleasant
Anti-Nag Morning Routine
Discipline for Little, Middle & Big Kids
Rimm's Laws
Rimm's Laws en Español

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FAMILY

The Changing Family
Families That Play Together, Stay Together
Balancing Family Holiday Celebrations with Careers
Military Families Need Support
Grandparenting Do's and Don'ts
Relatively Speaking - That Favorite Aunt or Uncle
Do's and Don'ts for Aunts and Uncles

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SIBLING ISSUES

The Effects of Sibling Competition
Tips for Reducing Sibling Rivalry
Sibling Differences

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GENDER ISSUES

Gender Effects on Achievement
Helping Girls Build Optimism and Resilience-"The I Can Girl"
Encouraging Strength and Sensitivity in our Boys and Girls
Raising Amazing Boys
Take Our Daughters to Work - And Take Our Sons Too
How Jane Won

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PRESCHOOLERS

Raising Preschoolers
Toilet Training and Bed Wetting
Finding Good Child Care for Your Preschooler
Children Learn Through Play
Manners for Preschoolers

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GIFTED CHILDREN

So Your Child is Gifted!
Keys to Parenting Your Gifted Child
What Parents Should Know About Intelligence and IQ Testing
A Bicycle Ride - Why We Need Grouping

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ACHIEVEMENT

See Jane Win™: The Rimm Report on How 100 Girls Became Successful Women
High Expectations Encourage Achievement
Money and Achievement
School Pays Off

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UNDERACHIEVEMENT

Bright Kids, Poor Grades: And What You Can Do About It
The Pressures Bright Children Feel and Why They Underachieve
Solving the Mysterious Underachievement Problem
Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer
What's Wrong With Perfect
Guiding Anxious Children Toward Achievement and Confidence

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GOOD STUDY HABITS

Organization Skills
Tips to Encourage All Readers
Does Repeating a Grade Ever Work?
How Parents Can Help with Homework
Mid-Year Report Cards Reveal Children's Response to Challenge
Improving Your Children's Performance in the Second Half of the Year
What's the Hurry?
The Story of Walter Fast Music and Lyrics

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ADHD & DISABILITIES

ADHD
ADHD Epidemic
Learning Disabilities

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SOCIAL ISSUES

Bullying Needs to Stop
Bully Power Music and Lyrics
"Bad" and Disrespectful Language
Teaching Social Skills
Peer Influence
Healthy Involvement or Overprogramming?
Children with Fears and Fearful Children
Helping Children Cope With Fears During Time of Terror
The Fashion of Passion
The Pressure to be Popular
The Internet and Social Media Sites
Rescuing the Emotional Lives of Overweight Children
Solving the Problem of Violence in Our Schools

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TEENS & TWEENS

Tweens - They are Changing
Growing Up Too Fast - Middle Schoolers
Growing Up Too Fast - High Schoolers

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THE ARTS

The Arts are Important For Your Children
Gifted Athletics, Artists and Musicians

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SPORTS & COMPETITION

Healthy Competition
Learning to Cope with Competition
Importance of Sports
How Sports Can Help Your Children Achieve

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MOVING & TRAVEL

Moving Can be an Adventure
Beginning a New School
Traveling is Worth the Trouble
Traveling with Children
Plan Ahead for Summer

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COLLEGE

Visiting Colleges and Decision Making

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