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.
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.
Ways to support teens with autism - and their caregivers - so autistic teenagers can transition into adulthood successfully and independently.
Not enough people use simple stress-busting techniques. Here are 6 things you can do to help manage freak-outs and find your happy place again!
Are you or your child on the autistic spectrum? Here are 10 tips for teenagers with Asperger Syndrome or mild autism.
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?
Teenage girls like and feel more similar models and actresses, but still find female CEOs and military pilots to be better role models.
They're three of the hardest words to say, and learning how to say them are necessary for surviving mental illness - and life itself.
Autism does not end when kids reach adulthood - yet most public awareness, public policy and research about autism focus on the needs of children.
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'Coming out' as gay, lesbian or bisexual may be good for kids' health, particularly when parental support is involved.
You've graduated high school! Congratulations, it is a terrific accomplishment. You are looking forward to a well-deserved restful summer which will l... Read more...
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) - also called "The Grinch Syndrome" - may be cured or significantly improved with exercise training.
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is a disorder marked by an excessive heart rate and flu-like symptoms when standing or a given level of exercise.
When it comes to teen development, researchers are now beginning to understand the biological basis for their sometimes peculiar behavior.
If you have a son or daughter who’s leaving the nest, you’re probably facing a big change in your child’s medical care - no more pediatrician appointments.
If you've recently had a child go off to college, you’re likely facing a whole new set of worries.