Growing up with guidance can make all the difference
Why our kids are so anxious and how we can help
A Seattle-area bookstore owner's top picks for your reading list this year
Two North Seattle children's book buyers' reading lists for 2019
A father reflects on his increasingly independent daughter
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children's offers her advice
Because sometimes you run out of batteries
3 tips for raising kids who understand what they're seeing
Forward this to your teen.
The Gates Discovery Center highlights innovative solutions to gobal problems
What you need to know before choosing a school and the right questions to ask
Local author Bonnie J. Rough talks sex ed at Sept. 11 Town Hall event
Two weeks before her daughter leaves for college, this woman realizes how she's coping
A doctor and former student athlete on what to expect and how to plan
A Q&A with Aidan Key of Gender Diversity
How local teens can make change happen
Respond to rudeness and bad behavior without losing your cool
A mom shares her advice after her daughter and son start eating vegan and vegetarian
The reminder we all need when parenting a tween
Read this before those fall sports practices start
Act quickly to see this rousing, Tony Award-winning Broadway show
Plus, a list of ideas for age-appropriate chores
Local teens make change happen
16,000 students would get free ORCA cards
A Latino mom shares her advice
Would you say yes?
And for parents, too
Action-packed show features stunning sets and stellar performances
Get started this weekend plus fat tire resources for any time
And other ways to support LGBTQ youth
Common Sense Media recommends these reads for kids of all ages
How to stay cool in tough parenting situations
Laura Kastner, Ph.D., offers this advice
"It’s not like you can say no when there are a hundred of your peers watching in the lunchroom."
Draft up a family tech contract before summer break begins
10 inspiring quotes from awesome commencement speeches
"If God made me, why is it wrong to have a body?”
"Stitch this on a sampler and put it where you can see it."
What the stats suggest
Do your teens possess this valuable life skill?
And how the Gates Foundation is helping
It'll pay off.
"Maybe it's supposed to feel like her body is still being wrenched from mine."
Does your teen know these essential life skills?
Read them together or share them with your kid
And then she left
Consider this arts option that's all about less stress
Encourage caring and generous kids with these ideas
Learn about Tai McMillan's work
High school students roll up their sleeves during the summer
Treehouse’s Driver’s Assistance program
Words and photos from those who marched
A mother comes to terms with her daughter's decision
The 'helper's high' teens get from leading
17 Minutes That Stopped Schools
Sleep solutions for modern families
Your post-kid financial checklist
You can talk about your kid's weight without shame
How do you cultivate compassion in children in a culture that centers vitriol and division?
Practical tips for keeping your cool
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris opens up about childhood trauma — and how to heal
The case for a less-connected childhood
Help this up-and-coming generation embrace adulthood
8 tips for planning a rich summer
Get the inside scoop on counselors-in-training
Join us for a Facebook Live with the bestselling author
Cornish graduates are changing the world with their art — and their apps
And how to talk to them if they are
They'll be happier for it and so will you
Don’t wait until they’re a teen to have this talk
Seize the summer with these exciting activities
A psychologist weighs in on how to combat gender violence in daughters and sons
Both bills will head to the House
What we can do about it
A new survey shows a surprising gap between perception and reality
New book helps parents nurture creativity and resilience
Reconsider how and when you have this important conversation
Health care is going virtual, but is that a good thing for families?
Don’t wait for this conversation, say medical and parenting pros
Look beyond the academics to prepare your high-school senior for college
Get peace of mind when your college students are away from home
How one technique stops tantrums in their tracks
Five tips for discussing mature current events with little kids
New research uncovers how parents can teach their kids the value of hard work
Practical tips for handling the hurt
Tips for raising grateful — not greedy — kids
The books are designed to help teachers, parents and students support transgender students
A doctor's case for why you shouldn't skip the shot
Maximize the teen years with these pro tips
As parents we might not be ready to talk about sexual harassment and assault — but we need to be
Financially savvy teens start at home
A mother and son figure out what they both need to thrive
4 tips when talking to your student about college
Families turn to the Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center
Social media is here to stay but at what cost?
A Q&A with clinical psychologist Chris McCurry
How to survive an outbreak with your sanity intact
How (and why) to talk to kids about presidential profanity
How much is too much?
The apology comes after backlash on social media
The Michelle Carter suicide texting case is a lesson for parents
"As a society, we need to redefine the notion of success."
A mother reflects on dropping her eldest off at college
Help your night-owl teens rise and shine
Seriously, have you ever had as much fun as they're having?
“Did you hear that man?”
How the Comey hearings changed my parenting approach
The 110-year-old ‘city within a city’ has something for everyone
Don't hit a sour note
A mother shares how she supports her son as he ages
Uber launches family program in Seattle
A junior in high school shares her advice
How do we keep kids from the temptation of pot-laced treats?
Brain development expert Dr. Linda Chamberlain shares insights
Rocking the boat if not the vote
Experts say teens are more at risk than parents think
How to navigate the reality of a sexually active teen
Teen + driver's license = new worries, new rules and lessons in letting go
Navigating college admissions in the age of social media
6 things teens need to know about writing a personal statement for their dream college
Do your kids know how to manage money?
Here's what you need to know about the gap year trend
Ways to make your child's transition to college smoother
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise among
Terrified by the thought of your kid going for a spin? Tech to the rescue
Jo Langford offers this advice
Let go of your fears and misconceptions about sex — here's what you need to know about the widely available vaccine for HPV that is free to many youths
7 essentials for raising children who succeed
Enjoy this documentary about screen time and families
How you can instill healthy sleep habits in your teen, from limiting electronics before bed to creating a family evening 'cooldown' routine
Here's all you need to know, from Washington's rules and available driver's ed classes, to teens opting out and new road concerns
Sew, forge, fix, carve, paint, animate and create
By Laura S. Kastner, Ph.D. with Kristen A. Russell