Focusing on young girls’ looks might seem harmless, but it can be damaging in more ways than one. As a mother of three girls, I’m respectfully asking you to stop…
Behavior & Development
Read about raising happy and confident children, improving their concentration, screen time alternatives, navigating school friendships and more in our Behavior & Development section for school-aged kids.
The words we use can shut boys down and encourage them to act aggressively. Here are important phrases to avoid and why they’re problematic.
Around the world, self-esteem takes a nosedive as children get older – especially in our girls. Here are steps to intervene.
Toddlers don’t seem to have an off switch. Often, when they’re tired, they just reverberate faster, like an over-wound toy, until they crash. Dr. Laura Markham of Aha Parenting shares her valuable toddler sleep tips.
It can be a pain in the neck, for sure, but letting your kids do their sartorial thing is a surefire way to boost their confidence, creativity and decision-making
It may be tempting to make our children’s lives easier, but doing so only makes their futures more difficult. Here’s how to stop ourselves.
Children and teens often come home with intense emotions. By understanding why, addressing the basics, and staying stable, we can help them develop emotion regulation.
Having your child be accused of bullying feels both hurtful and frightening. Here are steps you can take to work through this challenge successfully.
Montessori Educator, Christina Clemer, shares 10 life skills to help teach kids independence, self sufficiency and confidence.
The best way to help your child avoid the sexting trap is to talk to them about it early and often. Here’s what you should say…