Got a high school or university kid who zones out with TV instead of tackling his study? You might be part of the problem.
Feeling valued is key to children's wellbeing; but some parents 'overvalue' their child, believing they are more special than others.
Comparing siblings, especially sisters, as a motivation tool is a recipe for disaster.
My daughter is friends with a pair of twins, but gets on better with one. Can she invite one twin to hang out without the other?
Girls stressed by assessments are ending up in mental health units and starving themselves.
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Encouraging independence in our kids can be as hard for them as it is for us.
A new book aimed at demystifying sex for teens featuring real life photos of teen couples has been deemed too much by some parents.
Most of us will never understand the struggle of those who feel trapped in the wrong body but a new film gives a glimpse.
This advice is like the missing piece of the puzzle, the reason my kids so often feel that I am simply missing the point.
My eldest son has just had the 'talk' at primary school. I thought I had a bit more time up my sleeve.
Two New York school girls have created a video game that features tampons instead of weapons.
Every time I try to talk to my kids about puberty or sex they run away and block their ears.
Angela Lee Duckworth discovers the single most significant predictor for success in children and it isn’t social intelligence, physical health, attractiveness or even IQ.
How does one explain suicide to a child? It is a concept that many adults do not understand.
The greatest challenge of mothering a daughter is to allow them to be themselves.
I support my beautiful 17-year-old's decision to come out but worry about people's reactions.
When your child decides to live with your ex, instead of split their time between homes.
When is it normal for a boy's voice to change?
In the age of sexting, social media and online porn, how do young men learn to be healthy, happy sexual beings?
My 12-year-old forbade me to read her phone, so of course I thought something was up and had a snoop. Trouble is I couldn't decode the text talk.
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