It's cultural and legal in all states, but is spanking discipline or abuse?
It's common, it's cultural, it's legal in all states in the nation. But does spanking work?
Getting on the same parenting page
Whether you're right or wrong, call a cease-fire and find a way to build a united front for the kids’ sake.
7 do's and and don'ts to help your child develop empathy
Help your child develop empathy by fostering an emotionally intelligent environment.
Sibling rivalry — lifelong relationships, lifelong effects
Sibling rivalry can be a positive training ground for life — or a negative relationship between brothers and sisters that escalates to abuse.
Motivating the unmotivated student
Here's how you can help your student plan for the future.
Is your child gifted?
Unfortunately, it may depend on who you ask — and where you live. From IQ to behaviors, learn the many signs, both promising and troubling, of giftedness.
Red flags of a learning issue
How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue or learning disability at school? Learn to read the clues.
Weighty issues: the big problem no parent wants to discuss
One in three U.S. children has obesity, and this generation of kids is expected to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. Learn how to talk to your child about their health and weight, and what you can do to keep your child healthy.
Making fitness a family affair
Keeping it simple and fun is the key to making fitness part of the family routine.
7 dangerous teen trends
You really don’t want to know about these dumb and dangerous things some teens are doing — but you should.
7 ways music benefits your child's brain
Research underscores how playing an instrument bolsters kids' academic, social, and emotional lives.
Reinforcing small changes in your child's behavior
Are you baffled about how to manage your child's difficult behavior? Remember that each step he takes toward better behavior is a move in the right direction.
Is it ADHD or something else?
Consider these factors to help determine what is causing your child's attention or hyperactivity problem.
5 tips for parents when your kindergartner is the youngest in the class
Strong support at home, a good working relationship with teachers, and a dollop of encouragement will help your young child flourish.
How can we stop school shootings?
An active shooter on school grounds is every parent's worst nightmare. Here is what to know about school safety and how you can help your school maintain a safe environment.
Parenting challenge: My child has a lot of attitude and doesn’t treat me with respect
It could be time to reconsider both respect and empathy in your household. Here’s what to keep in mind.