It's important to get kids with mental health problems the help that they need. Learn about anxiety disorders, ADHD, OCD, dyslexia, and more.
Wondering how to raise an optimistic child? After all, kids who see the glass as half full are better at dealing with life's challenges--and happier too. Here's six tips to help yours develop a sunny outlook on life.
Practicing mindfulness can help kids learn to focus, manage stress, regulate emotions, and develop a positive outlook. Here's how to teach them the skill.
If your child seems sadder than usual, learn how to spot the signs of childhood depression and get the proper treatment.
Worried that your preteen may be suicidal? Learn how to spot the warning signs of suicide to get your child needed help.
A new study says arguing in front of kids may alter the way they think.
New evidence suggests kids are overscheduled, and for the wrong reasons.
If you have a sensitive child, help curb the tears with these coping strategies.
One in four moms of typically developing kids wonder whether their child needs to be evaluated because of a potential developmental disorder, our survey revealed. If you're one of them, ask yourself these questions.
As a parent of a child with speech and social-emotional delays who's been through the process of early intervention, I can tell you firsthand that finding help doesn't have to be overwhelming or scary. There's plenty of support for your child -- and for you, too.
A new study suggests that mindfulness can be effective in combatting obesity in children.
Heading back to school? Follow these four tips to help your child cope with school anxiety.
New research looks at how young kids at risk for depression react to rewards.
This popular mom blogger's post about her eating disorder past, and her hopes for her daughters' futures, goes way deep.
A video about what kids love in their lives. By Ryan Marshall created for FamilyFun magazine.
New research says there's been a rise in depression among adolescents and young adults in the last decade.
New research reveals some startling stats about how parents feel when it comes to their kid's academic workload.
Researchers have found exercise has long-term benefits for kids' mood and may help prevent depression down the road.
New findings out of the UK show that there may be a digital "sweet spot" where screen time is not harmful and could even benefit teens' well being.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new recommendations for universal health screening for kids.
The Child Mind Institute is on a mission to make school mental health screenings as standard as eye exams.
All parents worry at one time or another that their kid seems off. As one brave parent shares her story, experts illuminate what it takes to diagnose one of the most common childhood health problems: mental illness.
They're not glaring signs of mental illness, but these behaviors could be indicators that there is something going on.
Angie Duray has survived some of the scariest moments any mom could imagine--and she's more hopeful now than ever before.
Our expert sources all cited these options as particularly effective in children with mental illness.