Parenting

4 Ways to Help Kids Change Their Cellphone Habits

Are your children glued to their smartphones? Here are a few ways to help them reclaim their time and focus.

6 months ago

NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: How to Support Anxious Teens

Many doctors prescribe medication for teen anxiety, but an integrative developmental and behavioral pediatrician offers these natural therapies.

6 months ago

How to Help Children Handle the Stress of Coronavirus

Four experts weigh in on child and family behavior amid the global pandemic.

9 months ago

How Big Tobacco Hooked Kids on Sugary Drinks

Corporate campaigns targeted kids and helped to create our obesity crisis.

1 year ago

Are Kids’ Sports Becoming Too Competitive?

Many children simply don’t have fun playing sports anymore. Here’s a plan to reverse the “adultification” of youth athletics.

1 year ago

Greener Childhood, Happier Adulthood

Access to green space during childhood may lower the incidence of mental-health issues later on, according to a recent study.

2 years ago

Do Women Experience More Stress Than Men?

The stress gap between men and women may be growing, according to recent research. Here are three ways to manage…

2 years ago

COMING CLEAN: Mom Needs a Timeout

We all need a break to recalibrate. How I’m using my timeouts for self-care.

2 years ago

How Can I Raise My Kids to Be Ecoconscious?

It's important to model best practices — and make it fun!

2 years ago

Should You Co-Sleep With Your Baby?

Most people around the world share their beds with an infant. If you choose to do this, James McKenna, PhD,…

2 years ago

4 Steps to Better Family Meals

There are numerous benefits to eating together as a family. Here are some tips to make it happen.

2 years ago

Just Say No to Children’s Screen Time

Why Silicon Valley tech execs limit their own children's screen time.

2 years ago

What No One Tells You About Becoming a Mother: A Q&A With Alexandra Sacks, MD

The reproductive psychiatrist who is popularizing the term “matrescence” shares how we can have a more honest conversation about the…

2 years ago

We Just Had Our Second Child — How Do We Ask for Help?

The key is advance planning — and letting go of expectations.

2 years ago

COMING CLEAN: Full Circle

Whether it’s end-of-life realities or a new beginning, our managing editor learns the key is support, preparation, and comfort.

2 years ago

Beyond All or Nothing: Finding the Balance in Youth Sports

Kids are often sports obsessed or activity averse. Here's how to help your children find movement that's just right for…

2 years ago

PUMPING IRONY: Strength in Numbers

A new study suggests that life in an empty nest may be bad for the brain.

3 years ago

The Good News About Bad Behavior

Katherine Reynolds Lewis talks about her new book and why we need a new approach to parenting and discipline.

3 years ago

How Do I Adjust to an Empty Nest?

Your youngest child just moved out and you feel lost. Here's how to transition.

3 years ago

COMING CLEAN: Life Is Different With Two Kids

When baby No. 2 arrives, so does a new reality. Our managing editor shares how she’s shifting her vision.

3 years ago