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.

10 Life Skills to Teach Your Child by Age 10

Your child is more capable than you realize. Even your preschooler can begin to learn these essential life lessons.

4 Fun Activities to Teach Kids About Money

These simple activities teach kids about basic financial principles, including charitable giving, delayed gratification, budgeting, saving money, and compounding interest.

How to Teach Kids to Accept Responsibility for Their Actions

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

Why Kendra Wilkinson Baskett Is Super-Honest With Her 7-Year-Old Son About Sex

The reality star recently opened up about how she tackles sex ed with 7-year-old son Hank IV, who she says already knows about the birds and the bees.

10 Money Lessons To Teach Your Kids Before They Turn 10

Want your child to be money-savvy like Warren Buffet? These tips will help your kid learn how to save and manage money.

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.

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.

5 Books to Help You Raise a Globally Minded Child

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

8 Ways to Practice Good Manners

Your kids can learn proper etiquette with these easy lesson ideas.

How to Talk to Kids About Sex

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.

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.

Are You Doing Allowance Right?

You're giving your child an allowance--but are you doing it right?! Take finance expert Beth Kobliner's quick quiz to see where you stand.

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6 No-Fail Tips to Get Kids Out the Door on Time (Every Time!)

Your weekdays can be calmer--even before coffee--with these six tips.

Dad's Simple But Powerful Bullying Lesson for His Son Has a Lot to Teach Parents, Too

Standing "O" of the day goes to this Arizona dad who really, truly gets it when it comes to helping, well, basically everyone cope with bullying.

Money Milestones for Kids: An Age-by-Age Guide

When and how do you teach kids about money? Check out this timeline that starts during preschool and ends during high school.

Use This Dad's Genius Plan to Give Your Teen a Way Out of a Bad Situation

The ability for your teen to send you a discreet message can be the difference between your kid laughing with you at the dinner table or spending six months in a recovery center.

11 Basic Manners Kids Often Forget

Even if it takes a few reminders, encourage your child to be more mindful of some basic etiquette.

When Your Child Doesn't Want to Go to School

If your child suddenly begs to stay home, here are a few ways to find out what's really going on.

Should Your Child Have a Social Media Account?

Kids are focused on photos, fans, and followers--like it or not.

How to Teach Good Manners

Raising a polite kid in a rude world isn't as hard as it seems.

Kristen Bell Exclusive: How I Talk to My Kids About Race

The actress and mom of two daughters shared her thoughts on raising global citizens and her approach to talking to her kids about differences.

Allowance Troubleshooter: 4 Common Problems with Kids' Allowance

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.

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.

How to Talk to Kids About Masturbation

Help your child understand that masturbation is private but not shameful. Betsy Brown Braun, author of "Just Tell Me What to Say," shares how you can explain this natural part of growing up.

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