Four ways to start applying positive self-talk today
He's helping shape Seattle Public Schools' programs and policies around social-emotional learning
The ‘Master of the Forks’ gambit and other top tips from a preschool teacher’s bag of tricks
Seattle therapist and sex educator Jo Langford gives his advice
Are you being kind to yourself?
Terrific titles for boys of all ages
How to promote peace between siblings
Avoid the meltdown before it even begins
Meet Dan Siegel, M.D.
The solution? Don’t just do something, stand there!
And why it's important
Getting kids involved in advocacy
What to do when your kid fibs and lies
Teaching kids kindness, empathy and moral courage
Publisher's Note for ParentMap's November 2019 Issue
They'll be happier for it and so will you
Who says so? Science.
An SEL expert shares the benefits of teaching our teens these skills
One mom’s defense of the value of moving on
Raising enthusiastic self-starters
Don't put a dent in the independence you're supposed to be fostering
Hopper’s final words to Eleven capture the wisdom of raising teens
When sickness hits, this mom gets a big surprise
Instill appreciation and gratitude in your children with these tips
Online tools to help kids cope with issues from stress to suicide
How to best support your child’s unique style
Is tech ruining our manners?
Be the screen-time superhero your kid needs
And why you should be grateful, too
What you can do to help them have a healthier experience online
And parents' creative solutions to keeping kids unplugged
Fewer kids are playing youth sports
What to do when your kids walk in on you having sex
A parenting expert on dealing with tween and teen drama
How to approach and discuss a complex topic with your kids
How to motivate your kid and ask the right questions
These conversations are essential to raising kind, empathetic kids
How to stay cool in tough parenting situations
Hear it from a mother of two and former therapist
Rick Hanson on his new book "Resilient"
You don't want to know, but you should
We need to help boys develop a full repertoire of social and emotional skills
How do you cultivate compassion in children in a culture that centers vitriol and division?
It's not as hard as it may seem
Practical tips for keeping your cool
Join us for a Facebook Live with the bestselling author
Reconsider how and when you have this important conversation
Join us for a lecture event with bestselling author Dr. Dan Siegel
New research uncovers how parents can teach their kids the value of hard work
Simple secrets for turning the 'gimme' into giving
How to foster emotional intelligence in your children
Moving forward on an unclear path
A word from our publisher in October 2017
How to make sure your child doesn't crash
What to do when your child is left out
What do you do when your child hates your dream vacation
How a Seattle Children’s clinical research scientist helps parents thrive
A common refrain can help put things into perspective
Tough conversation that you need to have
You've heard about it but what is it again?
A former professional soccer player challenges parents and teams
Embracing failure as a kid can help foster success in adulthood
This talk on 'Taming Tears Positively' could be a game-changer for your parenting
Experts say teens are more at risk than parents think
Lecture with Laura S. Kastner, Ph.D.
Digital citizenship expert Devorah Heitner shares how to raise digital natives
Incentivizing positive behaviors in children is helpful but is it healthy?
How to identify your kid's unique learning style
Headphones, surgical tubing and wiggle seats are helping kids learn better
Smaller spaces, bigger changes for schools catering to the youngest students
This is a crucial age for brain development
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise among
Families mobilize to support transgender youths and stop Initiative 1515
Help your children maintain a connection with their grandparents
Our most popular articles about behavior and discipline
Yes, but studies show it may not be healthy
Catching up with the director of the University of Washington Center for Child and Family Well-Being
The author shares the seven transitions teen girls go through as they enter into adulthood
7 essentials for raising children who succeed
Does your child struggle with math? 'Mathemaphobia's' lasting impact.
When it comes to kindergarten, many families wonder whether to play up or down
Travel and children's health experts share takeaways for minimizing the effects of time-zone travel
A look at whether the Pixar film gets the neuroscience right, and how parents can use it to build bridges
While girls thrive under the global 'girl power' trend, boys are not getting the support they need and are falling behind academically and emotionally
One teen shares her thoughts on why she won't be using Facebook, Twitter or Instagram anytime soon
Feed the homeless, do a clothing drive, donate funds and more
By Laura S. Kastner, Ph.D. with Kristen A. Russell