Constant praise is not helpful for children. Instead, try these simple alternative tips courtesy of Kim John Payne, M.Ed and author of the book "The Soul of Discipline."
According to BabyNames.com, the most popular baby names are Charlotte and Oliver for 2015, and the site lists the 100 most popular names for the year.
Nicole Kear is a Park Slope mom, who at 19, got the devastating news that she was going blind.
Tips for parents on how to get their child to eat healthy food.
Common Sense Media's new study Common Sense Censes: Media Use by Tweens and Teens, reveals how much time adolescents are using various entertainment media each day.
What parent can do to encourage girls to continue pursuing their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) interests.
How to decide whether to take your child to urgent care or the emergency room?
Local teachers discuss kids and technology as well as how it affects their classrooms and the learning process.
Alison Kotch writes about a life without kids and wonders if it's worth having her own one day.
Is your child struggling to stand up on their own? An expert physical therapist, Rebecca Talmud, PT, DPT gives advice on improving your child's motor skills.
Answers to top questions about children's sleep issues, including nighttime feedings, appropriate bedtimes, and cribs vs. beds.
This local child development and family expert has tips we can all use at this time of year: reducing stress for our kids and ourselves!
As a single father, Gary Simeone expected challenges in raising his son. But the challenge of answering his son's tough questions caught him off guard.
Make mealtimes meaningful. A local family life expert has advice for staying close to your kids during the most hectic time of the year.
Faye de Muyschondt, an etiquette expert and founder of socialskilz:-) etiquette school in Manhattan, shares some of the rude behavior she sees in kids due to the digital age and how to instill good manners in kids, plus getting kids to behave at the dinner table.
As a lawyer who champions dads' rights during divorce, Jeffery M. Leving shares nine bits of wisdom to be a good dad while going through a divorce.
Avoid fighting with your child during back-to-school clothes shopping with these 5 tips from a child psychologist.
With women becoming mothers later in life, they commonly go through menopause at the same time their daughter is going through puberty. Here are five ways to deal with the house full of hormones.
As she considers someday having kids, one Brooklyn woman wonders: I hear all about the cons of parenthood. What are the pros?
These five tips will help prepare your child to make a good first impression on the first day of school. Go over these social and emotional skills to help your child make friends and boost his self-esteem and academic performance.
Michele Brown sits down with Cozy Friedman to get the scoop on all things kids' hair, from first haircuts, the latest styles, and keeping things easy for both parents and kids.
Every child hits these "other" milestones sooner or later. But nobody talks about them—so we are!
So you think your relationships won’t change after having kids? Think again. Here's how your relationships may change with your partner, friends, and family when you become a father, and what you can do about it.
Let’s face it: Lots of our kids are overextended. Studying past midnight after sports practice and juggling a full plate of extracurriculars aimed at bulking up an eventual college app. Here are eight tips to offer real-life support to your overextended kids without overparenting.
Beauty Mama, aka, Michele Brown, dives into the uncanny resemblance between her and her daughter, and the importance of finding your own identity when growing up.