Teaching Responsibility

Help your kid learn to take responsibility for their actions with these helpful ideas from the pros. Plus: What you need to know about helping your child become socially responsible, too.

Most Recent

How I Taught My Black Son About Racism
Watching him learn hard lessons about the past made me focus on the right way to teach him about the future.
Your Child's First Smartphone: 5 Things to Consider Before You Buy
Considering getting your child a smartphone? See how one mom navigated the tricky terrain of what to buy—and how to teach her son to safely operate in the digital world.
Use This Dad's Genius Plan to Give Your Teen a Way Out of a Bad Situation
We all want to keep our children safe: The ability for your teen to send you a discreet message can make all the difference.
Brilliant: A Lawyer Rewrote Instagram's Terms So Kids Could Understand Them
A privacy law expert translated complicated legal lingo into language that allows kids to understand what they're signing up for on social media sites.
10 Life Skills to Teach Your Child by Age 10
Your preschooler is more capable than you realize. From how to treat a wound to making a simple meal, equip small kids for the great big world with these valuable life lessons.

More Teaching Responsibility

How to Make New Year's Resolutions for Kids
New Year's resolutions aren't just for adults! Here are some practical ways to help your growing kids make achievable goals for the new year.
Kids Have, Oh, About Three Years to Grow Up
When do kids have the right to a little independence?