Child Rearing

Many parents are shocked to learn their kid has engaged in bullying behaviors. Here's how to make the best of a tough situation.
Dance class, it seems, is very much out of the question.
Avoid the temptation to manipulate circumstances and level playing fields.
Means: I want you to say "please." I want you to understand kindness is more important than always getting everything you want.
In one of Louis C.K.'s routines on the absurdities of rearing children, the comedian recounts his delight in watching his young daughter's tap dance recital.
Snow appears through the window in spurts. I'm hoping that my husband will be home soon, so I'm hesitant to leave, even though the girls are clearly needing a change of scenery. Instead, I get a wild idea to break out the dress-up clothes that I bought for my oldest daughter probably two years ago -- before the baby was even here with us.
Pete Carroll, Head Coach of the Seattle Seahawks, discusses the importance of raising children to be confident.
Parents fret about their children in our often frightening, modern world. But even the "good old days" came with its share of frights.
Have you ever suspected that much of what you do for a living is an extended exercise in missing the point? I've spent many years challenging claims about the benefits of rewarding children (when they act the way we want) and punishing them (when they don't.)