Easter may bring up dark questions from your preschooler. Here’s how to answer them.
Over the course of about 15 years, a researcher says, YouTube has become a kind of virtual cemetery for parents experiencing stillbirth.
College visits can be a chance for parents to start thinking of their kids in a more grown-up light.
What are the things you do that drive your parents crazy? How can parents and teenagers work to better handle these situations?
Simone Davies, a teacher and author, helped make over my kids’ playroom using Montessori educational principles like creating a sense of peace and instilling autonomy in children.
Do clothes on the floor make you crazy? Experts say that the tension is often about the way the parent responds.
Like a particularly aggressive strain of kudzu, your children's artistic output will invade every room of your home if you don’t battle it back.
Little artists are prolific. Take action before torn finger paintings and lumpy clay pots take over your home.
Some aggression is normal, experts say; parents can respond with redirection or distraction rather than by punishing the child with anger, yelling or spanking.
The Rock ’n Play is a favorite among parents, but federal regulators and Fisher-Price warned parents to stop using it once their baby can roll over.
Don’t think of it as an evil video game. Think of it as a rowdy block party.
In “Women’s Work,” Megan K. Stack dares a closer look at the domestic labor arrangements that have made her writing possible.
Experts offer advice on how to help children develop a taste for vegetables without hiding them in tater tots.
How to discipline without spanking or yelling when your kid is pushing you to the brink.
They justify spanking by saying we were hit as children, and we turned out just fine. But did we?
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In the wake of the college bribery scandal, critiques of parents who meddle too much can leave us questioning our everyday instincts to help our children.
Should their children be concerned?
At least one of the students whose parents stand accused of fraud doesn’t appear to have been very interested in higher education in the first place.
Be consistent, get the timing right and, if you’re desperate, have one kid camp out on a cot in your room.
Most women know that reproductive risks to themselves and their babies rise as they get older, but few men realize that their advancing years may also confer a risk.
“The tablet itself made it harder for parents and children to engage in the rich back-and-forth turn-taking that was happening in print books,” a researcher said.
As a working mom of four, I often feel as if it is impossible to ever be enough. But our children may judge us more generously than we judge ourselves.