Sometimes, 12- and 14-years-old can’t seem to stand one another. They invade one another’s space and are frequently critical of the other’s friends, of their appearance and of their opinions. Here are a few tips for building strong relationships between siblings.
Teaching our kiddos how to develop good, healthy relationships will help them be more successful in life and can set them up for success in the future. Here are some tips.
The last thing you want is a bedtime tantrum, but sometimes your child will treat you to one for good measure. Here are some tips to help.
As parents, there are a few things we can do to help alleviate some of this stress and help them end on a positive note.
You and your teenager may become out of sorts during holidays. Patience is necessary. Here are some helpful tips to help you get through the holidays with your teenager.
If you recognize other kids not wanting to play with your child or your child often reports he or she does not have friends, here are some things to consider.
A tummy ache is never something fun, especially if it interferes with day-to-day life or is the result of something more serious.
If handled correctly, disappointment can help youth grow and learn. Helping your child with this discontent in school and in sports can give them vital tools for later on in life.
If you’re nervous about taking your newborn to a family holiday celebration but don’t want to miss out, take some steps to protect the health of your baby and the feelings of your family.
Rather than trying to jump-start a healthy new year, head into the holiday season with a plan to feel good and still get the most out of the holidays.
Here are some tips for making Thanksgiving even more meaningful by getting your kids involved in preparations for your big feast.
Furry friends are often an important part of family life. But what’s to be done when Fido or Whiskers causes sneezing or coughing for your little one?
With the holidays quickly approaching, as parents it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle as we try to prepare to check things off our never-ending lists. That’s exactly why it’s important during this crazy time to take a moment to step back and reflect on what we’re teaching our kiddos during the holidays.
The cold of the winter months is rapidly approaching. Stay safe this season by remembering these five tips.
As a parent, I sometimes struggle with getting my kiddos to do what I’m asking of them. It can be frustrating when they don’t listen or don’t follow through with instructions, even at a young age.
Let’s be real. Having conversations about sex and relationships with your children can be awkward and uncomfortable. Maybe you remember squirming through talks with your parents and you’re nervous about getting it right with your children. That’s normal. Just remember, these talks matter.
It's important to limit your child's intake of sugary sweets this Halloween. Too much causes tooth decay in children. The American American Heart Association recommends three to four teaspoons of sugar per day for children.
Once kids are past the school party age, start looking for other ways to enjoy Halloween. Here are some tips for a fun (and safe) Halloween for teens.
Halloween is upon us, which means little ghosts and ghouls will be out walking neighborhoods collecting goodies. Here are some helpful safety tips for your trick-or-treaters this year.
Testing for allergies can be scary for both kids and parents. Here's a guide from Boys Town to help you through the process.
It is important to be supportive of your child’s athletics without going overboard, which could jeopardize your child's spot on a team or make your child uninterested in the activity. Here are some tips for the parents of student athletes.
Empower your children by displaying empathy, doing random acts of kindness, sticking up for someone being put down, teaching inclusiveness, and widening their awareness with real-life or TV incidents of bullying and talking through the roles of everyone involved.
Every drop of breast milk offers cells, hormones and antibodies to help protect your little one from illness. In fact, colostrum, the milk produced during pregnancy and after birth, is known as “liquid gold” thanks to its rich nutrients and antibodies.
Being a good teammate not only helps your child’s current team but could have benefits for their future.
It’s important to get to a doctor as soon as possible after a growth plate injury to avoid any long-term trouble.
Getting kids involved in extracurricular activities can help keep them connected, active and learn new lifelong skills.