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Mastering failure is my superpower

Single mom Pamela Juers says that to help her two boys become strong, resourceful adults, she sees every failure as a chance to learn and grow.

Why I yell at my kids

Parenting expert Christine Carter admits she knows better... but still she cops to yelling at her kids - and getting caught.

Family man: Bruce Feiler on happy families

After a terrible summer trip, a 21st-century dad realizes happy families don’t just happen, they're made. Best-selling author Bruce Feiler shares what he learned.

Crossing the bridge: how far would you go to find the right school for your child?

When your child has a disability, finding a place where she can thrive may take you into unfamiliar territory.

Meditation but no math?

One teacher's radical approach to homework has science on its side.

Was I wrong to drug my son?

After a contradictory ADHD diagnosis — and drugs with scary side effects — he discovered a simple treatment that works.

Bruce Feiler on having a happy family

The best-selling author of "The Secrets of Happy Families" on getting kids to do chores, squelching sibling squabbles, reducing your nagging, holding successful family meetings, and his top parenting tip. (Videotaped remotely via Skype.)

"Do you think I'm smart?"

"Of course I do, sweetie!" Not so fast. Before you rush to reassure your child she's a genius, hear how these three top-selling parenting experts suggest you respond instead.

Why roughhousing with our kids is so important

Po Bronson, bestselling author of "Nurture Shock," underscores the surprising benefits of rough-and-tumble play.

Christine Carter on discovering a learning disability

"Raising Happiness" author and sociologist Christine Carter reveals how she stumbled upon her own daughter's learning disability - and how parents can learn from her experience.