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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.
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.
Giving out a regular allowance might not be the best way to impart financial lessons.
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.
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.
The Adrian Peterson case has started a discussion about spanking.
Leaving kids behind during the school year is a challenge -- whether it's for one night or one week. But unlike parents 20 years ago, modern parents can be there for their kids while away, even if not physically.
Salt addiction is becoming a problem for children.
Tiger moms and helicopter dads, step aside. There's a new name for an emerging breed of over-involved parents -- they're plowing away their children's problems.
Helicopter parenting is more of an issue than ever on college campuses. An expert offers tips on how to back off before kids are off on their own.
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