Teaching Family Values

Try these tips and ideas to teach your child family values, including how to build character and make good choices down the road.

Take It From a Family Who JUST Lost a Pet: This Research About Kids' Grief Will Help

A new study looks at how kids make sense of losing a pet; and it seems they may be wiser than even their parents!

5 Crafts Kids Can Make for a Good Cause

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.

5 Books to Help You Raise a Globally Minded Child

Saira Siddiqui, founder of Confessions of a Muslim MOMmaholic, shares her top picks.

How to Teach Kids to Accept Responsibility for Their Actions

Encourage your kid to stop the blame game and start accepting responsibility.

This Father-Daughter Morning Mirror Motivation Sesh Is Everything We Need

You might want to steal this daddy-daughter duo's morning routine for yourself.

Manners & Responsibility: 3 Manners Toddlers Should Know

It's never too early to encourage polite behavior. See age-appropriate tips for teaching your tot proper manners.

You Have to See This Mom's Response When Her Daughter Was Bullied for Her Skin Color

We love the way this mom helped her daughter deal with bullies at school.

By Packing Two School Lunches, This Mom Is Paying It Forward in an Epic Way

When she learned one of her son's classmates was going hungry at lunch, this mom sent him to school with an extra meal.

Politics Aside, Hillary Clinton's Letter to Little Girl Who Wants to Be President Is a Must-Read

The presidential candidate has some inspiring words for a young girl who dreams of being Commander in Chief when she grows up.

Kids to the Rescue: 4 Brave Kids Save Lives

Would your son or daughter know how to handle an emergency? Meet four brave children who prove heroes come in all sizes.

This Is Why Mila Kunis Wants Her Kids to Think They're Poor

"Mommy and Daddy have a bank account but you have nothing," Kunis said.

8 Ways Kids Can Give Thanks

By nurturing a sense of gratitude from an early age, your children will learn to appreciate big and small blessings.

Manners & Responsibility: Chores Kids Can (and Should) Do

Can't get your kids to pitch in around the house? Find out how to get them involved with chores.

Sarah Jessica Parker Thinks Her Kids Should "Pine" For Things

See why the actress is serious about raising unspoiled kids.

You Have to Read This Dad's Letter to His Sons About What It Means to Be a Man

Derek Steele took to Facebook to post an open letter to his young sons in light of the lewd comments and "locker room talk" surrounding this year's election. His words should help you start a conversation with your own kids.

This Dad Is Busting the Daughter-as-Possession Myth With an Empowering Line of T-shirts

Instead of expecting fathers to protect their daughters with physical strength, this dad thinks we should expect them to build trusting relationships.

Let's Turn Sibling Conflicts into Growth Opportunities

Our instinct may be to separate our kids when they get into spats, but maybe we should be viewing these fights as an opportunity to help them develop some much-needed life skills.

5 Latin Heroes and Heroines to Tell Your Kids About

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), we asked our readers which modern-day Latino hero they're most excited to tell their kids about.

Heidi Klum on Teaching Her Kids Empathy

The supermodel's life may be #blessed, but this mom of four knows what's really important.

Manners & Responsibility: 3 Manners All Kids Should Know

Does your child need help practicing manners? See three manners all kids should know.

Parents Worry More About Sex Than Violence in Movies

A new study shows parents are more worried about kids being exposed to sex scenes than graphic violence in movies.

13 Ways to Help Kids Celebrate Their Latin Heritage

Looking for new ways to pass down your Latin heritage? These fun and easy activities will have kids beaming with pride in no time.

Manners & Responsibility: Eating Out with Kids at Restaurants

Going out to eat with the family? See how to teach your kids to behave properly in a restaurant.

Teach Your Child How to Write a Simple Thank-You Note

Writing thank-you notes is an important skill. See how to help your kids say "thanks" the right way.

"My Daughter Is Becoming Materialistic"

A mom seeks help about her increasingly brand-conscious teen.

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