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How an Awkward Middle Kid and a Super Blood Moon Changed My Outlook

How an Awkward Middle Kid and a Super Blood Moon Changed My Outlook

Rachel Pross  09.29.2015
All of this time we spend worrying about meaningless things could be spent cherishing the fleeting moments that we have on this tiny planet...
6 Ways To Discipline Teens

6 Ways To Discipline Teens

Barbara Greenberg  09.29.2015
We can all agree that it is easier to to discipline little kids than it is to discipline teens, right? I think that I can hear a collective...
My Teen Doesn't Even Like the Way I Breathe

My Teen Doesn't Even Like the Way I Breathe

Irene Rubaum-Keller  09.25.2015
With the understanding that this too shall pass, if your teen is just venting angst, than it's OK to just laugh it off and let them vent....
No Coasting With a Fixie... Ever

No Coasting With a Fixie... Ever

Claire Wapole  09.24.2015
My 14-year-old son spent the summer biking all over Chicago on a "fixie". I spent the summer dreading a phone call from an ER. Fixies...

Building STEM Leadership Skills

Jayme Cellitioci  09.24.2015
Should Adam choose to pursue a STEM career, his leadership skill-building experiences will help give him the competitive edge that will...

The Kardashians Are Speaking Your Teenage Daughter's Language, and That's Good News

ShimmerTeen  09.22.2015
The Kardashians may seem like your greatest obstacles in empowering your daughter, but they can be some of your greatest allies.
Keeping Each Other Warm

Keeping Each Other Warm

Genevieve Piturro  09.22.2015
We can't lose sight of how many families may not even have pajamas to change into - how many children sleep in their clothes. How many...
WATCH: Road to Recovery With FX Series Star Denis Leary

WATCH: Road to Recovery With FX Series Star Denis Leary

HooplaHa  09.22.2015
Actor of the hit FX show, "Sex, Drugs & Rock & Roll," author, comedian and voice-over extraordinaire, Denis Leary has gotten involved with...
Harvard Making Education a Priority for Everyone

Harvard Making Education a Priority for Everyone

Sue Scheff  09.22.2015
It's no big secret that parents, educators and esteemed academics agree that a first-rate education needs to be a priority for everyone...
Parents Who Are Screaming on the Inside While Being Calm on the Outside

Parents Who Are Screaming on the Inside While Being Calm on the Outside

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  09.21.2015
Once your calm is felt by your child, it's sometimes startling how the child perceives your love and care. They know their behavior upsets...

Distance Up Close

Amanda Magee  09.21.2015
The first day back to school was a study in spacing. It was the first time that Avery would ride the bigger kid bus with Briar, leaving...
Everyone's Doing It

Everyone's Doing It

Jon Sundt  09.17.2015
It is important to debunk myths about alcohol and drug misuse among young adults, especially in light of the fact that middle school students...
Mom's Tough Ultimatum For Disrespectful 13-Year-Old Goes Viral

Mom's Tough Ultimatum For Disrespectful 13-Year-Old Goes Viral

Yagana Shah  09.17.2015
"When I am ignored time and time again, there are going to be greater consequences," wrote one fed-up mom to her son, after growing tired...
Don't Be Fooled by the Back-to-School Frenzy

Don't Be Fooled by the Back-to-School Frenzy

Vicki Abeles  09.16.2015
For too many of us, back-to-school comes with a high price: an achieve-at-all-costs educational culture that drives too many kids to sickness...