The expectations parents have for their children could make a huge difference when it comes to sibling performance, particularly in academics.
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“Stress gurus” usually offer a simple — and patronizing — solution: “Relax.” It’s more useful to identify the fundamental sources of stress and deal with those.
What do we do when we know we can’t leave a relationship, but we do not see how it can be repaired? Here are a few tips that will help in the rebuilding process.
Children facing a crisis at home are more likely to speak to their pets about it instead of with their siblings or peers, according to a new study conducted in the U.K.
Getting children ready for bed is a full-time job. And getting them to sleep through the night? Well, that can be near impossible.
American parents want their children to have unique names — but not just so they’re the only one in their class.
Oh, the eternal dinnertime struggle of kids who don’t eat their vegetables. There are countless recipes that advertise sneaky ways to cook and bake with vegetables, leaving your kids none the wiser.
Children who better understand others’ perspectives and feelings are more likely to become and stay popular among peers, according to results of 20 different studies involving over 2,000 children from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America that were released in April.
It takes a lot of courage to risk dreaming. And it takes a lot of courage to walk away from the tombs of dreams unrealized.
As a marriage counselor and Director of The Marriage and Family Clinic in Denver, CO, I see a lot of couples sit on my couch for the first time and describe to me challenges that have been going on for years. But despite how bad things got, they never went to see a counselor.
Babies want to listen to other babies more than they want to listen to their parents.
When a celebrity divorces it’s big news. It happens so often that it’s easy to wonder if any marriages of the rich and famous will last. We can all remember how certain break-ups affected us.
Working women who choose to have kids know they’ve likely got maternity leave to take care of their infant and get back on their feet. However, more companies are starting to recognize paternity leave is just as valuable to employees.
Baltimore Mom becomes icon of our collective frustration regarding permissive and absent parents. She is a prototypical mother in whom terror, outrage and shame collide.
Mother’s Day is a special time of togetherness for Laura Lee DeFelix and her daughter, Ann Marie Brokl. They cherish this time, because each of them faced multiple bouts with cancer and survived.
Despite claims that women are having fewer children and that families sizes are shrinking, a study released Thursday found that women with higher education are choosing to have more children than in past decades.
Is it ever right to divorce? Of course, divorce should be avoided whenever possible. It’s not a solution to marital problems. Just an escape hatch.
The Parents Television Council, a nonprofit organization that advocates for family friendly entertainment, released a list this week of the best moms you’ll find on television in honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday.
According to the National Taiwan Normal University, researchers claim to have developed a listening device that can translate your baby’s cries into words, telling parents exactly what is causing unhappiness in your child.
These are some of my favorite times with Mom, and it has nothing to do with what music is playing in the background or what game we play. It has everything to do with being with her because she makes life happy.
Pornography is the biggest concern among parents when it comes to their child’s Internet safety.