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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.

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.

Educating Nathan

One mother’s epic quest to find the right school for her profoundly gifted son.

Do boys and girls react to criticism differently?

Absolutely! Stanford psychologist and "Mindset" author Carol Dweck says it’s night and day – and linked to the self-esteem gender gap.

What to do when your child says, "I don't like reading!"

Read between the lines, says Stanford psychologist and “Mindset” author Carol Dweck. Why? Kids mean something very different when they object to reading.

Christine Carter: Stop nagging!

Kids don't do what you ask? Parenting coach Christine Carter offers a nag-free alternative: the h-word.

Bruce Feiler on how not to nag

"How many times do I have to tell you to do that?" We all find ourselves nagging, but there's a way to stop, says happy family expert Bruce Feiler.

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