Parenting is like traveling without a map. It's easy to make mistakes. Sometimes, we go a long way down the wrong road without realizing it. Check out these 10 bad parenting habits and how to kick them.
Parenting, under any condition, takes a lot of work, patience and effort. But raising a child prodigy has unique challenges and requires individually tailored time, attention and thought. Find out how parents have to walk the fine line between encouragement and exploitation.
Whether they're in the office or on the playground, bullies intimidate the people around them. School-age bullies are a perfect example: They're usually bigger or older or more popular than many of their peers. What can schools do to stop classmate-on-classmate abuse?
A violinist who masters the instrument by the age of 5. An elementary-school kid whose paintings go for thousands of dollars. How do you spot the geniuses among the other crayon-wielding and drum-banging kids?
Choosing to adopt a child is a beautiful way to create or add to a family, but it isn't for everyone. If you're thinking about adopting a child, there are some questions you need to answer for yourself before beginning the process.
Forty percent of all injury-related ER visits and 42 percent of all injury deaths happen between May and August. We can avoid almost 90 percent of these accidents by educating ourselves and our kids on how to stay safe while enjoying summer vacation.
Facebook has something for just about everyone. It's a great place to make friends. Parents and grandparents use the site. Plus there are all kinds of games. Is there a place for the younger set on Facebook, too?
Childhood accidents are numerous and range from the less common, yet nightmarish car accidents and child abductions to equally dangerous, more commonplace playground and pool accidents. Learn about child safety tips.
Children are born with protection from many diseases, thanks to antibodies passed through the placenta. Within a year, however, this defense is lost, so children need vaccinations to protect them from these diseases.
Despite the changing lifestyles, the family remains the central element of contemporary life. But family structure, like society at large, has undergone significant changes. Learn more about family structures and dynamics.