Although 13 Reasons Why is a show about high school students, parents should be tuning in before allowing kids to watch the program.
Is your exhausted, stressed-out high school student crumbling at the end of the school year? These tips will help you provide the practical support your child needs.
How you can help when a friend’s child, sibling, or partner has a breakdown
It’s difficult for us to communicate these days. We get angry or frustrated. We say things we regret. We bruise each other with our words. Being a parent of a teenager is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Even when I’m confident in my decisions, there is an aching doubt that wakes me in the night, flooding my mind with worry or regret. I read books, talk to other parents, I determine to do better. And still, somehow, I say the wrong thing. I hurt you and you turn away.
It's not that peaceful parents aren't "in charge." In fact, they're more in charge than most parents--of their own reactions, and therefore of the mood in their house.
Parents of young Ariana Grande fans are facing the sickening question of how to talk to their kids about the explosion at her recent concert in Manchester. Here are 5 tips.
Your child is not your enemy. You have to be willing to negotiate and prepare your own thoughts and reasons for why you say what you do and to share those reasons with your child.
A new report suggests that many young people struggle with developing healthy romantic relationships. Moreover, prejudice against women and sexual harassment among teens and young adults is alarmingly high. The study also finds that many adults appear...
Twenty percent of U.S high school students say they'll get into a car with a driver who has been drinking.
Recovering from the circus-like atmosphere of a contentious divorce, means taking care of your mind, body and spirit in order to parent with peace of mind. These 7 tips can help.
Self-esteem not only defines a person, but that definition can influence perception and motivation to the good or not so good.
A new study finds that children and adolescents would prefer that their parents limit what is shared about them online. University of Michigan researchers discovered sharing content on soccer games, family vacations and reports of good grades are OK for social media sharing. Posts with baby photos or references to punishments and significant others — not so much.
Cyberbullying is linked to increased problems in youth such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and decreased performance in school. How can it be addressed?
If you find evidence that your child is using drugs or alcohol, here are some suggestions about how to take the next step and talk to your child.
Social confidence varies from one child to another, and across time and situations. Parents can help their kids cope with social anxiety, and enjoy social interactions.
13 Reasons Why is a series that candidly discusses bullying, teen suicide, sexual assault, and illuminates what it's like to be a teenager in this technology-centric generation.
What's one secret to good parenting? Give up perfection.
Are youth sports helping or hurting your child’s emotional well-being?
Understanding that many kid behaviors that appear to be naughty are normal responses to conditions, stressors, or developmental phases helps parents address them with compassion.
New research shows that therapy for children with disruptive behavior disorders is more effective when parents participate. Researchers found that this approach showed the best results compared to more than 20 other therapeutic methodologies. Disrupti...