Parenting Dilemmas

How to catch a falling son

It's one of the trickiest issues parents face: if a child is struggling, should you let him muddle through or should
you step in and help? This mother saw her child heading
for an academic cliff, and fought to save him. More »

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Parenting Dilemmas

When kids refuse to go to school

Morgan won't go to school. Experts call Morgan's problem "school refusal" and say it's a common childhood problem.

Homework Headaches

Do our kids have too much homework?

Has your child shed tears over mounds of homework? Has your family sacrificed weekends?

Parenting Dilemmas

Time to let the kids out!

Learn the high cost of nature deficit disorder — and how easily you can avoid it by getting your kids outdoors.

Parenting Dilemmas

Bipolar at 5?

The diagnosis was tough -- but it helped explain why her daughter was spiraling out of control.

Parenting Dilemmas

12 bullying myths

What do parents really need to know about bullying? It's not necessarily what you think.


Is there a TV in your child's room?

Chances are the answer is yes. Here's why you may want to reconsider.

Emotional Well-Being

How stress affects your child's brain

New research suggests that children are affected by stress in surprising ways.

Motivation & Confidence

Helping your child handle peer pressure

Saying "No" to friends can be hard. Here's how to make it easier for your child.

Emotional Well-Being

"What about you, Mommy?"

When kids ask tough questions about your own drug and alcohol history, what should you tell them?

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