invite parents to come in for regular parent-teacher conferences

10 Real Life Tips For Successful Co-Parenting | HuffPost

Successful Parenting - Child Development Institute

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.

This falls in line with another psych finding:  In the case of kids, they live up to their parents' expectations.

Raising Successful Children - The New York Times

Over decades, Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck has discovered that children (and adults) think about success in one of two ways. Over at , Maria Popova says they go a little something like this:

According to recent cited by Brigid Schulte , the number of hours that moms spend with kids between ages 3 and 11 does little to predict the child's behavior, well-being, or achievement. What's more, the "intensive mothering" or "helicopter parenting" approach can backfire.