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5 Ways to Help Your Child Become More Independent

As children grow older, they should be given more responsibility. You’re not doing your children any favors when you perform basic tasks for them. In fact, …

A Parent’s Guide to Screen-Free Activities for Kids

Teens in the United States are spending nearly nine hours a day using a digital device, according to a study conducted by Common Sense Media. …

Attention Parents: Recent Neuroscience Says Your Teen Still Needs YOU

For some parents, parenting teens conjures up feelings and beliefs that raising an adolescent is challenging and fraught with conflicts and negative emotions. However, an …

Family Life is Important for Kid’s Mental Health and Adjustment

All parents have the goal of raising happy, healthy, well-adjusted children. Most parents look for information online and from books and other resources related to …

15 Valuable Life Skills to Teach Your Teen as They Prepare for Adulthood

As a parent, your job is to take care of your children until the day arrives when they can strike out on their own. While …

The Summer Camp Guide for Parents

Summer camp can be an excellent opportunity for children and teens to grow and develop. While at camp they learn to be more independent and …

More Guidelines & Research Out on Kids’ Screen Time – How Should Parents Respond?

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization released new guidelines recommending no screen time at all for children under 2 and no more than one hour …

14 Easy Relaxation Practices to Share With Your Children and Teens

Everyone experiences times when they wish they could relax for a few minutes. Taking a few moments to engage in simple, everyday relaxation techniques will …

7 Ways to Survive Another Snow Day

Remember last winter, with its record-setting snow? And the 82 snow days your kids had? Well, this winter is predicted to be even snowier, so …

6 Indoor Activities for Teens and Young Adults

By Susie Yakowicz Is family night becoming a bore for your teen and young adult children? Finding ways to keep older kids entertained at home …

Selecting Toys to Encourage Your Child’s Learning & Development

Each Christmas brings a new crop of “must have” toys and games.  If your child has one of those on his/her list, check out reviews …

3 Quick Ways to Get Fit as a Family

Getting in shape is tough. Whether you join a gym or choose to exercise at home, it’s difficult to lose weight on your own. If …

3 Ways to Use Pokemon Go to Connect with Your Kids

Pokemon Go is one of the most interesting games available. This app might be free, but it’s worth its weight in gold when it comes …

Why Back-to-School Nutrition Is Important

Nutrition is one of the single most important factors when it comes to a child’s development. Proper nutrition is essential for children to succeed in …

How to Create a Homework Space

RELATED: Download Our Free Homework Charts! If your child is like most, doing homework can be a chore. Completing homework is often the last thought …

5 Family-Friendly Backyard Activities That Are Literally Cool

As a parent, you probably don’t want your kids to while away summer break glued to their iPads and smartphones. But on days when the …