Behavior and Discipline
The Most Effective Discipline Methods
In light of recent headlines, the perils of physical discipline are again in the spotlight of public opinion. Here are the best discipline options (HINT: they don’t include spanking!).
Spotlight On: The Farley Project
One person’s tumultuous experience with being bullied is what fuels her to put an end to the problem.
The Power of Childhood Friendships
Expert insight into the power of childhood friendships, for better or worse, and how to nurture friend-making skills.
7 Easy Ways Kids Can Give Back
‘Tis the season of over-indulgence. Kids can give back, though, in many different ways. Here are seven ideas to get them started and why it matters.
How to Nurture a Healthy Sleeper
Pediatrician and author Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg offers proven suggestions for helping your child get a better night’s sleep.
Supernanny Jo Frost's Toddler-Taming Tips
Supernanny Jo Frost offers her advice for parenting a misbehaving toddler.
Disciplining Someone Else's Kid
A handy guide to disciplining someone else’s kid and keeping all relationships intact.
Why Your Teen’s Text Could Be Criminal
Many teens don’t realize that what they text and share on social could haunt them for the rest of their lives. Here’s a reality check.
Anxiety in Kids: What Parents Need to Know
How to tell if your child is struggling with anxiety and what you can do to help.
The Biggest Self-Esteem Killers Parents Dish Out
You may have the best intentions when it comes to raising a confident child, but you may be guilty of these top four self-esteem crushers. Here’s how to stop.
3 Tips to Manage “Electronics Time”
With outdoor temps driving kids indoors this winter, here’s how to keep their brains from turning to mush on electronics.
Helping Grieving Children Through the Holidays
The holidays can be a struggle for those dealing with a loss. Grieving children sometimes struggle the hardest. Here’s how to help a child navigate their grief during the holiday season.
How to Talk to Kids About Divorce
For parents, telling the kids that you’re getting a divorce is hard. Here are some expert suggestions to take a bit of the edge off.
How to Encourage Independent Play
Independent play is important. Here’s how to encourage your little ones to partake.
Why Your Child Should Play Alone
The benefits of independent play are invaluable. Here are the top reasons why every child should learn to play alone.