By Laura S. Kastner, Ph.D.
A budget-conscious mom shares strategies and deals for travel with tots
Do your teens possess this valuable life skill?
7 essential tips for encouraging better hygiene
Dishes and relationship stress
Does your teen know these essential life skills?
Hear it from a mother of two and former therapist
Things get even more confusing when you add kids to the mix
When it comes to building motor skills, nothing beats the real deal
Look beyond the academics to prepare your high-school senior for college
Kind kids start with mindful parents
How to empower your child to manage their own homework
Teaching the word ‘no,’ reading together and other small steps that add up
From dog training to STEM, urban 4-H clubs offer hands-on learning
Are we just asking them to be better liars?
A common refrain can help put things into perspective
Party ideas for your foodies-in-training
'Living alone with my kids and financing our life alone, I created a sensible budget that met our needs'
Do your kids know how to manage money?
Help your tween or teenage daughter help herself
Ways to make your child's transition to college smoother
Old- and new-school practical arts, from pottery to needlework to welding to filmmaking
Feed the homeless, do a clothing drive, donate funds and more
Cooking engages all five senses, plus children’s sixth sense — getting messy!