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Parental Anxiety

Free-Range Parenting, Facing Fears And Letting Go

Carter Gaddis | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Carter Gaddis

Listen, we trust our sons. They have proven worthy of that trust time and again. They are growing up well and confident. But they're kids, and we're parents.

How To Manage Your Anxiety About Your Kids

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

Anxiety is like a bell curve, peaking and decreasing over a matter of minutes, but people don't realize this, because they usually don't stay in anxiety-provoking situations long enough to see that eventually, their anxiety will go down.

6 Guaranteed Ways to Screw Up Your Child's Education

Hilary Wilce | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

Want your child to get as little out of school as possible? Here's how.

Anxiety Mom vs. Adventure Kid

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents
Cheryl Dumesnil

B-Man and K-Bird have developed a sense of confidence that I never had as a kid. In truth, I spent much of my childhood sitting on the metaphorical beach, worrying about sharks and seaweed monsters, while my friends dove gleefully into the waves. Not so for my kids.

One Parent's Vow Not to Over-Schedule Summer

Linda K. Wertheimer | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Linda K. Wertheimer

"Run through it with me, Mom," he said, pleading. He took my hand, and we ran through the sprinkler, blinking our eyes against the spray.

Child Rearing and the American Future: Let the Hunger Games Begin

James Block | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
James Block

Unaware that the novel problem of raising modern children for a post-traditional society was the foremost concern of the early republic, Americans are now embracing fashionable new solutions that happen to be nearly as old as the nation itself.