Facebook, which owns Instagram, found it's detrimental to kids' mental health. Here's what parents can do, once their teens are using it.

  • Jennifer Breheny Wallace
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It’s about being better parents, partners and humans when we aren’t compelled to go hide in the bathroom for a little peace.

  • Leslie Gray Streeter
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I don’t want her to wear a crop top, but I also don’t want to fight.


Experts say friendships can be a buffer against feelings of isolation and despair.

  • Heidi Borst
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As schools and offices reopen, parents of kids with health risks face what may be their most challenging stretch of the covid-19 pandemic.

  • Stéphanie Thomson
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Many of us still experience a range of emotions when we think and talk about 9/11, and parents often struggle with whether to shield their kids from their distress

  • Jelena Kecmanovic
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It helps to know how a 5-year-old’s brain works.

A reader is looking for some advice on how to soothe that reentry.

I couldn’t help but think about how affirming this book is for girls like my daughter, disabled and Black, who rarely see representation of themselves.

  • Adiba Nelson
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Masks, the essential accessory for this school year, join a growing list of school supplies that are rising in price.

  • Alison Stine
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Educators share ways, including asking questions while reading aloud, to help students create rich inner world through words.

  • Danna Lorch
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I don’t need them to be best friends, but I do need them to respectfully coexist in the same house.

This year’s back-to-school supply list has an important line item: face masks. Here's how to choose the best mask for your child, when to wash it and how to get them to wear it all day.

  • Elliot Haspel
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Our school district is defying our governor’s ban on masks, but the school is still telling my daughter what to wear.

  • Darlena Cunha
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In a new book, two experts advise parents on how to talk to their teenagers in ways that foster closeness and help them cope with adversity on their own.

Two pediatric pain psychologists caution against letting kids avoid the struggles of school, and they explain why facing fears will benefit them in the long run.

  • Edin Randall and Samantha Bento
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How do I teach him resilience and to enjoy the activity, rather than having him try to become the next Roger Federer?

Kids may struggle with getting back to school. Here’s how to help them take a joyful role in their own learning.

  • Phyllis Fagell
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Some parents are mourning the bursting of the family bubble.

She’s been at a screen-free camp for almost seven weeks, and I want to keep it going.

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