- What Do I Do With This (Gifted) Kid?
He's a little different. Some might say he's a (cool) nerd. I didn't want to admit it, because I thought it would sound arrogant. But it turns out, he's gifted. So what now?
- Open Adoption
- Unhealthy Competition
The way we frame contests and competition, whether it be a Parker Brothers board game, a standardized test or a Little League game, fosters a range of destructive behaviors in our kids. How and why does this happen and what can we do about it?
- Holding a Conversation
In the age of texts and tweets, parents are struggling to raise children with voices of their own. What you can do to raise a confident communicator.
- What To Do When Your Kid Says "$%!"
Why kids curse and how to break the cursing habit in you and your kids.
- What To Do When Your Child Says No
No is a favorite word for many a toddler. The good news is this phase is completely normal and healthy but frustrating. Here are some proactive strategies to forge a path of less resistance.
- Inspiring Creativity in Your Kids
Creativity guru Julia Cameron tells how to raise a more successful child and build a stronger family too.
- How to Succeed at Letting Your Child Fail
Learning to cut the cord and allow your kids to make their own mistakes.
- Bad Mommy
I rubbed my growing belly and occasionally talked, even sang to her as I had been instructed. But truth be told, I felt more meh about beginning some sort of relationship with someone I had yet to meet.
- Adopting Through Foster Care
- Teaching Your Kids to Recycle
- Overscheduled Kids
- Raising an Introvert
Some 25 percent of Americans are introverts, or innies, and their tendencies emerge early in life. Often confused with shyness a learned fear of social situations introversion is a built-in temperament the parents can learn to understand.
- Dealing with Homesickness at Camp
6 tips for promoting a positive camp experience before your child even gets there
- An Age-By-Age Guide to Helping Children With Grief
With loss of people, pets, and the familiar comes a stinging sadness. Educating children about death and guiding them through grief is something we prefer to avoid. But its one of our teachable moments.
- Teaching Your Kids About Money
Teaching your kids about money includes educating them on how to keep their money safe, why you use a credit card and much more. Teach your kids about money today.
- Put a Stop to Bullying
Author Jay McGraw (son of Dallasite Dr. Phil McGraw) shares his tips for helping your youngster deal with bullies.
- Is Your Child Modeling Material?
Tips from the experts on how to launch your child's modeling career and questions to ask yourself first.
- Kids and Show Business
Before pursuing a child's big screen dreams, here's what Dallas parents need to know.
- 12 Tips for Raising a Reader
In honor of March 2, known as Read Across America Day, here are some tips for raising a reader.
- The Alarming Truth About Child Drownings in North Texas
In 2015, 75 Texas children drowned, nearly half of which occurred in pools. Dallas County accounted for nine of those deaths more than any other county in the state. Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties accounted for another 12 deaths.