"We can't look like two heads as parents," says America's Supernanny Deborah Tillman. "It confuses the child." Here's how to fix this common parenting mistake.
Raising Happiness author Christine Carter explains how to respond to questions like, "Am I smart?" in a way that's both honest and constructive.
Telling children they're smart makes them believe "smart" is either something they have or don't have and so squelches motivation, says Stanford University psychologist and Mindset author Carol Dweck. Instead, explain to kids that if they're doing these three things, they are on the right track.
Kids won't always speak up when they're being bullied at school, so parents need to look for warning signs. This video teaches parents what to look for so that they can step in, talk to teachers, and teach their child how to respond to bullies. The video is most appropriate for parents of children in third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade.
America's Supernanny says it's not a question of whether or not your child should do chores — it's a question of assigning chores based on your child's personality and work habits.
Want your child to tell the truth? Here's what research shows really works — and a common mistake that actually encourages lying.
Help your child stay safe and out of trouble by saying "no" to peer pressure.
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?
In our latest #emotionalsmarts Google+ Hangout, experts Emily Bazelon and Maurice Elias discussed bullying and identified 8 things all parents should know.
The reasons often have more to do with you than with your child, according to psychologist Madeline Levine. Learn why.
What should you say when your children ask about their physical appearance? Parenting expert Christine Carter has a smart, thoughtful answer.
Kids who seem bored and disengaged may just need help identifying their strengths and skills, says psychologist Madeline Levine.