Who knew arguing with your teen could be a good thing?
Take a deep breath or count to 10 and find positive words to send your message.
Are your kids stressed-out about school starting? Do a back-to-school mental health check-in with them
Is the family ready for the new school year? Here some tips for readjusting to a new sleep/wakeup schedule.
We’re giving our kids scientifically unfounded advice about how to succeed in life — Here’s what to do instead if you want them to succeed and be happy.
Fear, uncertainty, anger, and frustration can be the by-products of abuse that don’t fade but instead build over time. A person in constant stress mode sees danger everywhere.
Our children learn self-control from the limits we set. But -- and this is critical -- only if we set those limits with empathy.
Is parenting overwhelming? Stuck in a negative rut? A few reminders and some good advice can help.
We wish the film’s message had been more clear: Eating disorders are severe, life threatening illnesses that have the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric illness.
To keep my judgmental, suspicious mind at bay, I’ve learned the following strategies will keep me positive, humble and grateful for my mental health.
Cooperation is too complicated to be shaped by a simple habit, since it's driven by emotions and how connected your child feels to you at the moment.
Individuals with eating disorders are suffering because of an inadequate attachment with their caregivers.
How much can stable, nurturing homes help children overcome the effects of severe early neglect?
Time-consuming bullying prevention strategies are trumped by these six powerful ways trustworthy adults show kids that their safety is a priority and that they are valued.
Recovery from trauma and growing beyond it can seem challenging and even impossible. Here are some potentially useful tools to begin to take the first steps.
Are your kids obsessed with screen time? Here are steps to curb their addiction.
New research finds that social and emotional learning programs for youth deliver both immediate and long-term value. Investigators from the University of British Columbia (UBC), University of Illinois at Chicago, and Loyola University discovered train...
Every interaction with the world can offer children an opportunity to learn. Here's how play, and more specifically, guided play with a parent can encourage learning.
One factor may matter more than you might expect for kids in their teenage years. A recent study from Brazil and Romania has implications in for American teenagers.
Pulling your hair out trying to relate to your teen or young adult? A change in perspective, proper planning, and some elbow grease can go a long way.
Fights about chores demoralize everyone in a family. At the same time, children's participation in the tasks that keep life going is vital to their become self-sustaining adults.
What can we do for our children that will give them confidence, enable them to feel empathy for others, and succeed as best they can in their lives?
Some parents seem caught off guard that their once adorable child, who adored them dearly, and in whose eyes, they could seemingly do little wrong, now questions their decisions.
For example, make it about people. Rather than thinking of your vacation as a list of places, could you tell the story of your vacation as a series of connections?