Keep your kids out of harm's way with some practical safety tips for everyday outings.
Children who can control their impulses are often more successful in school and academic settings. Find out how you can help start your kids down the right path.
How do you know when it's the right time to kick your adult children out of the house?
Does your child have a special talent? Check out these quick tips for raising a well-adjusted child star.
Carol Colvin, AKA "Granny-Guru" offers insight on why grandparents sometime break parenting rules and how it can help child development.
It's an age-old question when it comes to playing games with your children: Should you let your kids win to boost their self esteem, or let them lose, so they can experience how the world really works? Read on for advice from a parenting expert.
ABC National News is interviewing moms about how a life-changing event may have had a stressful effect on their child or infant. Help them out, and read up on how to prevent transferring stress to your child.
Striking the right balance between providing the best things for your children and spoiling them can be difficult, so we asked experts in the New York metro area for their best advice for parents.
Taking the time to smile upon the good things in your life will help you (and your children) keep perspective.
Dr. Susan Bartell, national expert on child raising, shares her advice for parents on how changing a few small things can lead to more motivation for the whole family.
From wearing shorts in winter to procrastinating beyond reason, teenage behavior is puzzling and often infuriating. In this personal essay, one mom tries to crack the mystery of her teen daughter's behavior and offers advice to other parents of adolescents.
We asked New York metro area experts: "How can I avoid being overprotective of my child?" Check out their best advice on how to let your kids go - and grow!
See advice from experts in New York City, including children's school and program directors, on how to stop being an overprotective parent.
A grandmother shares her wisdom on how moms and grandmothers can get along, even when their child-raising ideals are different.
To build financial literacy in your children, you must first teach a respect for self and a respect for money.
Dr. Susan Bartell, a nationally recognized child psychologist, offers parents advice on how to instill optimism in their children.
When evaluating preschools, it helps to know the basics of the most common early education philosophies. Read on for descriptions of Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, play-based, and academic preschools and tips for how to know which is right for your child.
Schools may teach the value of acceptance during Black History Month, but it is our duty as parents to instill an unbiased mindset in our children all the time. Here, some thoughts on why teaching tolerance is important, and tips for handling the awkward moments.
Healthy eating and exercise can go a long way towards your family’s health but how can it be easy? Our experts share their best tips, plus delicious recipes you can make tonight!
Getting your kids to open up and actually talk over the dinner table can seem like a monumental feat. Help the conversation flow with advice from Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom."
Few of us don't worry about money at least sometimes. Here are some tips from Sharon Nolfi, a licensed marriage and family therapist and school psychologist, as well as a mom, on how to talk about finances with your kids in an age-appropriate way.
Tame the jitters you feel when your child asks for help with the math homework that looks oh-so-different than you remember. Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew decode the "new math" in their new book "Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parent." Read their tips to help you help your child.
If you're the parent of a child with special needs, take a look at this chart that compares services provided by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1975.
Advice from a child psychologist on teaching your child to be appreciative and generous, especially during the holiday season.
Yeah, sometimes it's messy as all get-out. But cooking with your kids is always fun — and rife with teaching opportunities.