Your nightstand stacks up with all kinds of "how-to" manuals as you seek soothing answers to these questions and others. As you read, you discover that taking care of a baby is much more complicated than you'd ever anticipated.
Arguing in front of the kids can be harmful to them. Find out more.
Here are six ways to help your kids get over their fear of taking tests.
Children are likely to interpret and respond very
differently to their experiences, depending on their
temperament. Sensitive children are likely to be wonderfully
Hyperactive kids might very well be picking up their stressed-out parents' "vibe." If your lifestyle is hectic it could be a factor in their behavior.
The best way to teach kids
tolerance is not through our lectures but through our example.
Fighting among siblings is as natural as the changing of
the seasons. While there may be times when it's difficult to deal
with, there are some simple things you can do to limit fighting
and make it tolerable. We've got 10 solutions.
Don't forget one simple but important pleasure with your
kids: Playing! Take a breather here and there to monitor your
child's playtime, and make sure there's plenty of unscheduled
time for them to just be a "kid."
Ron Huxley, LMFT
Does your child have a behavioral
problem, or does he just need attention? How do you know if
your child's misbehavior should be met with punishment or
Parents often become less involved in the lives of their children as they enter the middle grades. What can I do to be a good parent for my early adolescent child?