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Instead, of parents asking their overtired kids to do homework they're too young to do independently, families should spent much time talking together about their day.
In fact, conversation is the best way for all of us, especially young children, to learn about our world and cultivate empathy.
When I entered a doctoral program in education policy, I learned about the research that suggests that homework is not good for young kids.
Not only does it fail to improve the academic performance of elementary students, but it might actually be damaging to kids' attitudes toward school, and to their physical health.
The National Sleep Foundation estimates that between 25 and 30 percent of children aren't getting enough sleep.
Lack of sleep can cause all sorts of problems in kids, including poor attention, behavior problems, academic difficulties, irritability, and weight gain.
“Risky" play—activities like climbing a tree—is good for kids.
Children need to explore their own limits, to be able to assess risks, and to learn how to negotiate their environments.