She hits, bites and kicks when she’s upset. Help.

With ecotherapy, kids spend structured time with nature to improve mental health during stressful times.

  • Gina Rich
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Kickoff could begin in early November. Some warn administering vaccines to young children poses unique challenges.


Telling my 10-year-old that I had breast cancer was never something I wanted to do. But I knew I had to tell her the truth.

  • Nancy Brier
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Family lawyers are seeing a surge in vaccine disputes, often caused by misinformation, bringing stress and legal bills to already worried parents.

  • Christine Nguyen
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They want her to demonstrate that she’s responsible enough. Parenting columnist Meghan Leahy has deep thoughts.

PBS Kids launched Alma’s Way, a cartoon created by Sonia Manzano (yes, Maria from Sesame Street), that shows the life of an adorable Afro-Latin girl growing up in the Bronx. Someone my daughter can finally relate to.

  • Adiba Nelson
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Children are already online, and tech companies like Facebook are trying to build more spaces specifically for them.

Much of parenting can feel like an ongoing negotiation between Best Practices and Whatever Works. The recall is a reminder that baby sleep is wrought.

  • Jennie Yabroff
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How best to help a child who is acting this way?

The message is more important than ever, but do kids hear the opposite of what it intends to communicate? Experts weigh in.

  • Stephanie Fairyington
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With its meaningful male relationships and themes of forgiveness and curiosity, Apple TV Plus's "Ted Lasso" is a source of life lessons for parents to discuss with their kids.

  • Whit Honea
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Knowing a mask mandate was the only feasible way to keep classes in-person and our son safe, I reached out to the one parent-acquaintance I had in our school district who understood the covid-19 pandemic like I did. The movement grew from there.

  • Meryl Williams Clark
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We try to teach her how to be kind, but it’s not working.

There are preventive measures parents can take when it comes to inoculating their kids against these challenges, as well as other online situations that they will inevitably encounter.

  • Kristen Mei Chase
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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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