Sometimes things that seem off to parents about their child's behavior are developmentally appropriate. Find out if your kiddo's behavior is typical, and when it's time to get help.
Mama was right.
Neurosurgeon and dad Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D. makes it a point to let his kids figure things out for themselves. Here’s why you should, too.
Mom's Photos of Girls as Princesses and Athletes Go Viral: 'Our Daughters Do Not Have to Choose'
"They can be girly and athletic. Artsy and smart. Whatever they dream they can achieve," said Heather Mitchell.
About 95 percent of schools undergo some sort of lockdown or intruder drill. Experts explain how this affects your child.
If you’re more of the lone wolf type we have some good news for you: You may be a genius.
"The girls know they're wanted and accepted and have a home," female scout master Barbara Steinmetz said.
And the most organized!
There may be some validity to the claim.
Some parents are taking the taboo out of menstruation by formally celebrating their daughter's first period.
Learn the signs to look out for between the ages of 3-4 that can signal which hand is dominant.
Why Tattling Can Be a Good Thing
You may warn your child against tattling, but pointing fingers shows your child understands rules. Here are some advantages of being a tattletale.
The children we worry the most about can actually become the happiest and most successful adults.
Thanks to new video-chat platforms geared toward the youngest internet consumers, kids can easily maintain and grow relationships with faraway friends and family.
Illinois mom Angela Fellars sparked an interesting debate on Facebook when she discovered Calvin Klein has padded bras for 6-year-olds.
Dozens of new skill-building badges are now available for the 1.8 million girls involved in Girl Scouts of the USA
One mom thinks it might be time for a new, less gender-focused way to look at scouting.
Parents are increasingly insisting their otherwise healthy kids have hormone-related tests unnecessarily. Experts say to consider these issues in their context.
Frequent and chronic sucking on thumbs, fingers, or pacifiers can cause traumatic changes to a child's bite. Here's what helped one mom's big kid stop thumb-sucking.
It’s not about pity or charity. When a child finds common ground with a peer who has special needs, the payoff is powerful—for both kids.
Fears through the years: Manage the most common childhood frights, from strangers to dark nights.
Puberty is hard enough! Here's how moms—and dads!—can make menstruation a lot less scary for their girls.
Raising a creative child is easier than you may think: There are endless opportunities to ask intriguing questions and model creative thinking in everyday moments with your child. These ideas can get you started.
Good news: A "fail" on your part may actually lead to a great learning experience for your child. Experts weigh in on some common parenting missteps that, on the flip side, are really wins in disguise.
Help your child get used to riding to and from school without you.