In this monthly manners advice column, Elise McVeigh answers a parent’s question about how to politely correct bad table manners.
How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids
A play therapist and parenting coach share their strategies for stopping the shouting and getting your kids to actually listen.
Decoding Your Child’s Artwork
Certified art therapists share insights on how decoding your child’s drawings can offer a peek inside their world.
The Right (and Wrong) Way to Praise Your Child
Even if you have the best intentions, there really is a right way to praise your child—and a wrong way. Here’s your guide to specific, effective praise.
Why Your Child Needs Social Emotional Learning
Kids are not set up for academic success without social emotional health. Here’s why why your child needs social emotional learning.
Sound Advice: Why Does My Kid Hit?
Clinical therapist Amy English answers this burning parenting question: how can I get my child to be less physically aggressive?
7 Things to Remember When Your Child Throws a Tantrum
Unfortunately, tantrums can’t be avoided. They happen to every parent; but while your child is in the throes of a fit, try to remember these tips.
Does Your Child Need Therapy?
You might think of therapy as something for adults. But kids’ concerns can be every bit as painful and real as a grown-up’s problems.
Raising Adaptable Kids
You may not think of kids as a particularly adaptable subset of our species. But, you can encourage adaptability. Here’s how.
How to Help Your Shy Child Gain Confidence
We talked to Paula Brañez, a children’s life coach at McKinney’s allUneedisU Kids Life Studio, about how parents can help their kiddo out of the shy stage.
Raising Kids With Moral Courage
We all want our kids to stand up for what’s right—here’s how to encourage that quality
How to Teach Your Children Self-Control
We talked to Dean Beckloff, Ph.D., of Beckloff Pediatric Behavioral Center, about how parents can encourage this quality.
How To Help Your Child Deal with a Traumatic Situation
We can’t stop traumatic events from affecting our children, but we can equip them to heal and process life’s devastations.
Talking With Your Child Through Play: 5 Expert Tips
Connecting with your kids will help them build resilience for tough times. It’s easier than you think—start by setting a daily playdate.
Expert Tips for Handling Temper Tantrums
We spoke to two behavioral experts about temper tantrums and what parents need to know in order to get those fits under control.
Why Are Kids Regressing During the Pandemic?
A lot of parents are seeing unusual behaviors in their children right now. So we have to ask, why are our kids regressing during this time?
Why Our Children Need To Feel Sadness In Order To Experience Joy
Learn from the experts why sadness is a necessary part of life and has many potential benefits. Check out a few ideas on how to help your kids deal with sadness too.
How to Help Kids Manage Their Anxiety
We spoke with Roshini Kumar, a clinical therapist at Children’s Health about how to help kids manage anxiety.
All The Rage: What’s Up with TikTok and Fake Instagrams?
If you have a child between the ages of 8–18, there’s a good chance that you’re intimately familiar with TikTok…
How To Talk to Your Child About Kids With Special Needs
Kids are curious and naturally might slip up pointing out someone who looks or sounds different than they do. Here’s how to talk to your children about their peers with special needs.