For some, having college kids come home for the holidays is as joyous as seen one of those old holiday movies, with festive gatherings and delicious food.
Parents who restrict their children's use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively in the long run, particularly if they claim after-school homework time is the reason.
If your last child is graduating this year, you probably see the empty nest looming with a mixture of dread and elation, with significant anxiety stuck in there, too.
How can you prepare your children for sexual culture after high school? Start by being honest about what they are likely to see, giving good examples and bad.
Here are some internet and smartphone rules that kids would set for their parents.
Teenagers have altered biological clocks and need more sleep, which suggests that a later school start time for teens might be just what the doctor ordered.
Parents who take the helicopter parenting approach may be hindering their child's development by becoming too heavily involved in homework.
Ways to support teens with autism - and their caregivers - so autistic teenagers can transition into adulthood successfully and independently.
When children are unmotivated at school, new research suggests their genes may be part of the equation.
More gratitude may be precisely what our society needs to teens who are ready to make a difference in the world.
Are you or your child on the autistic spectrum? Here are 10 tips for teenagers with Asperger Syndrome or mild autism.
When it comes to murder causes, criminologists found five factors that were able to distinguish people who commit homicide from those who don't.
Helping kids learn to deal with conflicts in healthy ways is important - but how can you tell they're experiencing bullying or just peer conflict?
It's hard enough to get kids to listen. So how can parents cut through the electronic clutter so texts and emails to teens get through?
Teenage girls like and feel more similar models and actresses, but still find female CEOs and military pilots to be better role models.
Most parents wouldn’t dream of physically punishing their teens, yet their use of harsh verbal discipline may be just as detrimental.
They're three of the hardest words to say, and learning how to say them are necessary for surviving mental illness - and life itself.
Afternoon snacking, particularly on high-protein-soy foods, reduces afternoon appetite, delays eating and reduces unhealthy evening eating in teens.
Some teens, who would normally take a summer job may not be able to find one. Here are some things your unemployed teen can do instead.
Autism does not end when kids reach adulthood - yet most public awareness, public policy and research about autism focus on the needs of children.
Tired of giving high-tech gifts for every birthday or holiday? Don't forget the lasting joy of giving gifts that last, like these classic books for kids.
The majority of parents believe there's more potential benefit than potential harm when it comes to their children's use of technology.
Best friends are rare, and they're important... and they seem to be becoming a rare breed, indeed.
Research has found there are two critical windows during child development when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for girls.