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Ways to deal with your child's privacy online

Ways to deal with your child's privacy online

The generation trapped between boomers and millennials has turned parental sharing into a multimedia endeavor. You'll find their children's stories, pictures and videos on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and blogs.

October 15, 2012 9:00 am
What does it mean to teach character?

What does it mean to teach character?

While raising children for the best chance of success later in life, we have to shift gears from responding to a demanding baby's every need to backing off from solving a young child's every problem.

October 15, 2012 9:00 am

Why children lose their creativity

Children are born inherently creative, willing to dance, draw or create at a moment's notice. We all begin with enormous creative capacity, but how does our willingness to act on it diminish as we grow older?

August 27, 2012 9:00 am
When children won't sleep, parents get desperate

When children won't sleep, parents get desperate

Getting your child to fall asleep and stay asleep can be one of the most painful challenges of parenthood. And baby sleep habits, like other hot-button parenting issues such as nursing versus bottle feeding, bring out the wrath and judgment from others.

July 11, 2011 1:00 pm
Taking care of fathers complicates family roles

Taking care of fathers complicates family roles

For daughters, it can be startling to see a father unable to take care of a home, losing the ability to walk and drive. There's a dissonance to seeing your protector as needing protection.

July 09, 2011 12:00 am
Denial runs deep among sports parents

Denial runs deep among sports parents

Anyone who has recently attended a youth sports event knows that parental involvement has become a defining part of the games. Youth sports are big business selling big dreams.

June 15, 2011 12:00 am

Divorced dads: What to do when your child doesn't want to see you

Divorce can impact a parent-child relationship in profound ways, especially for the noncustodial parent. Author and therapist Sam J. Buser has written a book specifically answering questions from divorced fathers.

May 25, 2011 12:00 am

Teaching your child to spot friends among 'frenemies'

It was hard to hear Cameron's quiet voice in the hotel conference room filled with young girls. She had raised her hand to ask a question of Annie Fox, who was giving a presentation about "Real Friends and the Other Kind."

April 20, 2011 12:00 am
When not to get your child a pet

When not to get your child a pet

The guilt-ridden mom remembers the moment she caved and got the puppy. Her little ones sat desolate, on a swing set, watching another child play with his dog. She asked them what was wrong.

April 13, 2011 12:00 am

Small DIY projects with a big payoff

They make it look so easy, those do-it-yourselfers.

April 07, 2011 12:00 am
Chores give kids a dose of reality

Chores give kids a dose of reality

We've all done our share of cleaning up other people's messes. But when did our children become too busy, too important and too special to pick up after themselves?

March 30, 2011 12:00 am

Five steps to teach your child how to deal with a bully

Most kids never report getting bullied. Not to their parents or school. Jackie Humans, author of "15 Ways to ZAP a Bully!" shared these five steps for parents to educate and arm their children before it gets out of hand.

March 16, 2011 12:00 am

Tips on cutting down tween girls' complaining

Too much complaining: Tips on cutting down tween girls 'complaint-talk'

March 09, 2011 12:00 am
10 ways to increase your home's curb appeal

10 ways to increase your home's curb appeal

If you looked at the outside of your house as a stranger might, would your eyes gloss over the predictability or would they light up with interest?

March 03, 2011 12:00 am
This season's hottest toys put to the test

This season's hottest toys put to the test

See this season's hottest toys tested.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
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