Madeline Levine on early learning
Using flash cards at age 1. Teaching kids to read at 3. Pushing students to get ahead of the curve in early elementary. Does any of this even help our kids academically?
The secret weapon for school success
What research reveals about sleep deprivation and its consequences for academic achievement.
Been caught sexting
Her teenage son is a great kid. He also sends racy text messages. Is this just a sign of the times, or is he a virtual philanderer? One mom shares her strategy for dealing with sexting.
The wilderness transformed my son
What happens when a desperate mom helps her unhappy teen by sending him away? Nothing short of a small miracle.
No miracle cures for autism
This mother is saying what no one wants to hear: stories of autism cures are fairy tales.
Growing up gifted with ADHD
Being bright and creative — but having a mind that wanders and words that elude you — create special challenges. One young girl describes her experience.
How stress affects your child
Research suggests that children are affected by stress in surprising ways.
Understanding girls with ADHD: symptoms and strategies
Girls with ADHD often suffer in silence — and remain undiagnosed. When their symptoms finally surface, they can be dangerous. Learn what to watch for in your daughter — and how to help her.