Teaching Responsibility & Values
How can you raise a responsible kid? Here's what you need to know about family values, volunteering, money and time management, and more.
A new study looks at how kids make sense of losing a pet; and it seems they may be wiser than even their parents!
Parents magazine worked with charities across the country to create projects that help kids and animals in need, all while teaching your own children the spirit of giving.
Even if it takes a few reminders, encourage your child to be more mindful of some basic etiquette.
Saira Siddiqui, founder of Confessions of a Muslim MOMmaholic, shares her top picks.
Happy or not with the outcome of the election, it's gonna come up. Here's how to help your kids digest the news.
Your kids can learn proper etiquette with these easy lesson ideas.
When and how do you teach kids about money? Check out this timeline that starts during preschool and ends during high school.
Encourage your kid to stop the blame game and start accepting responsibility.
Want your child to be money-savvy like Warren Buffet? These tips will help your kid learn how to save and manage money.
Think money matters are just for grown-ups? Not so. It's never too soon to teach your kid real-life finance lessons. Start now, and your child will be a wallet whiz before you know it.
It's never too early to encourage polite behavior. See age-appropriate tips for teaching your tot proper manners.
Can't talk about the birds and the bees? Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," gives you the matter-of-fact ways to talk about sex.
You might want to steal this daddy-daughter duo's morning routine for yourself.
We love the way this mom helped her daughter deal with bullies at school.
Do your kids have bad table manners? Help your kids learn how to behave at mealtime.
Setting the table is a great way for your child to help out before mealtime. Teach her how with this easy-to-follow video.
Your child is more capable than you realize. Even your preschooler can begin to learn these essential life lessons.
Your weekdays can be calmer--even before coffee--with these six tips.
Why I Let My Daughter Watch Last Night's Presidential Debate (and the Important Conversation We Had Because of It)
With the recent political scandals making the topics covered far more R-rated, many parents have opted to keep kids away from political coverage and the debates. Here's why I went forward with it.
Raising a polite kid in a rude world isn't as hard as it seems.
Want your kids to chill out on turning up the heat at home? Follow in this mom's footsteps!
When she learned one of her son's classmates was going hungry at lunch, this mom sent him to school with an extra meal.
By nurturing a sense of gratitude from an early age, your children will learn to appreciate big and small blessings.
Even with a good allowance system in place, issues can come up (like when your child insists he's not getting enough cash!). Here's how to handle four common problems, according to family finance expert Joline Godfrey, CEO of Independent Means, Inc.