Getting Kids Ready for a Deployment
A guide for military families on how to prepare children for time away from a parent.READ MORE
What Happens When Teenagers Don't Get Enough Sleep
Many of the behaviors we associate with teens, like risk-taking and moodiness, could be partly caused by a chronic sleep deficit.READ MORE
How to Help Kids Deal With Rejection
Learning to rebound from failure is a key emotional skill that will serve kids well. Don't minimize feelings. Do Encourage Resiliency.READ MORE
The 'Frozen' Songwriters Talk About Unconventional Princesses, Kids with Differences, and Knowing When to 'Let It Go'
- Caroline Miller
The couple behind the Disney blockbuster discuss updating fairy tales for 21st century families.READ MORE
Our son never wants to go to bed and it's making us all miserable. We need HELP!
- Ken Schuster, PsyD
Break the cycle and establish good sleep hygiene with a predictable and consistent routine. Your routine can actually begin as early as when your son gets home from school.READ MORE
4 Ways Parents Can Help Kids Who Act Out
Dr. Mary McKay says parents need to understand why kids might act out, and how putting thought and effort into a few specific areas of family life can have transformative effects.WATCH MORE
Angry Kids: Dealing With Explosive Behavior
How to understand and respond effectively when children lash outREAD MORE
Help! My Teen Stopped Talking to Me
Teens need their own space but they also need their parents. So while your kid is doing the work of separating, you need to do the work of carefully bridging the gap.READ MORE
I have custody of two children, recently in foster care, who engage in sexual behavior. What can I do?
- Janine Domingues, PhD
This can be normal for this developmental stage, and also controlled with behavioral methods like redirection. But abuse is also a possibility.READ MORE
I saw by accident that my 15-year-old daughter has been talking about sex with a guy on Facebook. What should I do?
- Rachel Busman, PsyD
It's time for a conversation about social media, safety, and sex. You need to establish rules and expectations, but first listen to what's going on in her life.READ MORE