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Top discipline mistakes parents of tykes make

How to get your child to behave, and achieve more harmony at home.

San Francisco lets students own up to misdeeds rather than face expulsion

How one big-city district cut suspensions and expulsions — and why they may rise again

Children and nature: Who let the kids out?

Are your children spending too much time inside? Learn the high cost of nature deficit disorder - and how easily you can avoid it by getting your kids outdoors.

The surprising truth about roughhousing

Science now backs up what so many parents instinctively know: a spirited round of rough-and-tumble play is good for kids, helping them build academic, emotional, and physical smarts. Here's why.

Is your child gifted?

Unfortunately, it may depend on who you ask – and where you live. From IQ to behaviors, learn the many signs, both promising and troubling, of giftedness.

Your child is gifted… now what?

Your child’s gift comes wrapped in challenges. Learn why parents often struggle to get their gifted children's intellectual and emotional needs met.

My child did what?!? Is that normal?

Little ones do things that make parents wonder — and worry! From biting to hiding things, our guide will help you understand the oddball behaviors of the preschool set.

How Can I Teach My Stubborn Child?

My daughter is very bright and intelligent, but she is so stubborn. She knows some of her letters and numbers, and she knows how to spell her first name, but I've been trying to get her to sit down with me and learn other things...

Is it normal? My child has an imaginary friend

My 4-year-old has an imaginary friend. She has had her for about a year now. She makes space for her at the table and sometimes even pretends to feed her. What is the best way for me to deal with this?

Home green home

Whether your kids are budding Bill McKibbens or eco-novices, adopting Earth-friendly practices at home is an easy way to spend quality time together while fostering environmental awareness. And in some cases, going green can save your family green by reducing household expenses. Check out these...