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Halloween tips and tricks for parents

Halloween is a night of ghosts and goblins and tricks and treats, but it's also a holiday full of teachable moments for parents and kids.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 10:38am EDT

Tags: Leslie Morgan Steiner, Halloween,

Tablets at the table? Technology's on the dinner menu

The 'well-behaved kids' in restaurants are often pacified with an iPad. Has the age of technology transformed the dining experience?

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 08:43am EDT

Tags: technology, Rachel Nania, Leticia Barr

Parenting: Helping children through grief

Facing the reality of death is hard for any adult to handle, and for children, it's a difficult and confusing time too. What's the best way for parents to guide a child through grief?

Monday - 10/13/2014, 06:49am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, grief

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How to talk to your kids about Ebola

Many parents are on edge when it comes to how to calm their kids' fears about the epidemic.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 02:30am EDT

Tags: Ebola, Leslie Morgan Steiner

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When role models behave badly: How to talk to your kids

It's not uncommon for children and teens to look up to professional athletes, but great sports skills do not necessarily translate to good character. How to talk to kids about their heroes.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 11:18am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, sports, heroes

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Are time-outs a thing of the past?

While time-outs are not as controversial as spankings, some parents still feel uncomfortable issuing them to their kids. So they're opting for a new form of punishment: time-ins.

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 07:08am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, time-out, time-in

Allowance advice for well-meaning parents

Giving out a regular allowance might not be the best way to impart financial lessons.

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 09:45am EDT

Tags: allowance, Children

Parenting and pot: When should the conversation start?

In November, D.C. voters get to cast their ballots on the legalization of marijuana. And if local parents in the metro area are putting off that drug talk, experts say it's time to start.

Saturday - 09/20/2014, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, pot, marijuana, health

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For parents, "Fifty Shades of Grey" film sparks sex talk

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie doesn't hit the big screen until February, but when it does, it will likely spark a few uncomfortable conversations between parents and teens.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 11:36am EDT

Tags: Leslie Morgan Steiner, Fifty Shades of Grey, sex

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Study sheds light on who is most likely to spank

The Adrian Peterson case has started a discussion about spanking.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 06:18am EDT

Tags: spanking, Michelle Murillo

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