Dad finds the link between curiosity and intelligence
Curiosity wanes as kids grow up. Here's how parents and teachers can re-ignite the spark.
Gratitude: the cure for entitlement and materialism
10 tips from experts on promoting gratitude in our kids
7 do's and and don'ts to help your child develop empathy
Help your child develop empathy by fostering an emotionally intelligent environment.
Too protective? Help your kids discover their independence
How to let your kids discover their independence and start flying solo.
Is your child resilient?
Resilience is a skill that serves kids throughout their lives. Robin Stern of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence explains how parents can foster this quality in their child.
Teaching kids to stay focused under pressure
For some kids, when the pressure's on, the ability to focus turns off. Here's how mindfulness lessons can help kids bypass distractions to do their best.
Character education puts values in schools' lesson plans.
No longer afraid of teaching values, many schools have added character education to their lesson plans.
Optimism and motivation: keys to your child's success
Two psychologists describe the inborn optimism and motivation that drive children to learn and develop — and how you can nurture those traits.