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.

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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.
Check Out This Mom's Hilarious Bathroom Instructions for Kids
Vlogger Kristina Kuzmic understands the ongoing struggle of trying to keep the family bathroom clean, and she finally came up with the perfect solution!
Watch: Judge Allows 5-Year-Old to Choose Dad's Punishment in Court and It's Adorable
You have to see this video of a hearing in which the judge asked a 5-year-old boy to decide his dad's punishment for a parking infraction.
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.

More Teaching Responsibility

Here's Why Your 18-Year-Old May Soon Be Able to Drink in Illinois
A proposed bill in Illinois would let 18- to 20-year-olds drink beer and wine in restaurants with their parents' permission.
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.

6-Year-Old Calls the Cops on His Dad for Making a Right on Red

Thinking his dad had committed a serious crime, this little boy called 911 to set him straight.