Parents who take the helicopter parenting approach may be hindering their child's development by becoming too heavily involved in homework.
As long as you struggle with your body image, the more likely it is that your child will struggle, too. A family therapist offers her advice.
Depression clearly runs in the family, but that doesn't mean it always has to be passed on to the next generation.
Parents: Want to help ensure your children turn out to be happy and socially well-adjusted? Bond with them when they are babies.
Will your young baby actually remember happy times the next day? Researchers studying infant memories say they might.
Too much screen time can be detrimental to tween girls, but there is a surprisingly straightforward alternative for healthier social development.
When it comes to fitting in at preschool, what really counts, apparently, is a child's haircut, clothes, and how much he or she fits into gender norms.
The opportunity to teach sex education during the years when sexual and reproductive health behaviors are being developed is frequently missed,
What can be built from strong bonds to parents? A child who is likely to be a positive, responsive, and able to adapt to difficult peers.
How do minor behavior problems and experiences early in life lead to serious acts of violence in teenagers?
The labels put on youths who commit crimes not only prevent society from understanding their behavior, but act as a barrier to helping stop teen violence.
We all develop at different rates. Some children speed along, practically running before they walk. Others take their time -- or need more time.
Research shows that half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14.