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6 Ways to Be a Better Parent

Mother-daughter brunches, father-and-son fishing trips, family dinners. According to a 2015 study, income and the mother’s education level had a …

Family

Why Teachers Are So Excited About the Power Of Sketchnoting

Once a month, Rayna Freedman’s fifth-graders present their genius hour projects. They get to explore anything that interests them and present what …

Teaching

I Was Afraid Of My Baby

I have dreamed of becoming a mom ever since I can remember, and I have the IVF needle scars to prove it. But once I gave birth, I realized I was …

Postpartum

Want Your Kids To Make A Lot More Money Than You? Give Them This Says A Fascinating New Study

It's one of those things that you might think about in the abstract, but seems to have a real effect.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I grew up in a 630-square-foot house that contained six people.<p>My parents, however, would have …

Innovation

Peanut-allergy therapy 'protection not a cure'

Treating peanut allergy with regular exposure to small amounts of the food is effective - but only if a patient stays on the therapy, a study suggests.<p>King's College London scientists looked at the underlying behaviour of patients' cells - and found it did not change.<p>They say that shows …

Health (UK)

Only Half of U.S. Children Get Enough Sleep: Why That’s a Serious Problem

Early school start times, screen related distractions, and other external pressures have contributed to 52 percent of American children ages 6 to 17 …

Sleep

What to Teach Kids Instead of 'Practice Makes Perfect'

“Practice makes perfect” was never a very good saying. Let me tell you—I practiced playing the clarinet <i>a lot</i> as a kid, and then even more as a …

How-To's

Teens drink more sugar and caffeine every hour they spend on screens

Teenagers who spend hours in front of screens are more likely to guzzle fizzy and energy drinks, according to new research.<p>Just three hours a day of …

Caffeine

A Safe Night of Sleep for Babies Comes at a Cost to Parents

In 2017, about 3,600 infants in the United States died suddenly from unexpected causes, according to the CDC’s most recent statistics on sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUIDS). The majority of those (about 1,400) were due to SIDS, or the inexplicable death of a seemingly healthy baby, usually …

Pediatrics

The Best Way to Teach Your Kid to Wipe Their Butt

Accurate and thorough butt-wiping is a skill every kid—who is able to—needs to master before they enter adulthood (before entering kindergarten would …

Sorry, parents, science backs up your teen’s love of hitting the snooze button

(Thinkstock)In the battle between the adolescent penchant for hitting the snooze button and parental desire to rush them onto an early morning school …

Sleep

Scurvy Is Making a Comeback Thanks to Picky Eating

Scurvy is making a comeback and experts believe its unexpected rise is being caused by picky eating, rather than Captain Jack Sparrow and a bunch of …

Eating

Things to Talk About: 13 Topics Children Wish Their Fathers Brought Up

We all have things left unsaid. We asked a group of adults the subject they wish their fathers would bring up before it's too late.<p>Parents tell their …

Parenting

How Breastfeeding Can Mess With Your Mental Health

Breastfeeding and postpartum depression are two aspects of motherhood that have received increasing attention in recent years.<p>From the adidas campaign featuring a nursing model through to Adele and other celebrities discussing their experience of postpartum depression, the physical and mental …

Mental Health

Got Kids? 15 Age-Appropriate Ways To Teach Them Work Ethic And Business Skills

Expertise from Forbes Councils members, operated under license. Opinions expressed are those of the author.<p>Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers.<p>Forbes Coaches Council members share the best strategies for helping …

Team Building

Secondary Menu

Kids love Halloween — or at least the dressing up and getting candy part. But should teens or even college-age kids really be out there …

Kids

Start Saying 1 Thing to Your Kids More Often, and Science Says They Will Be Much More Successful (It's Counterintuitive)

Want to help your kids to accomplish the goals they set? Tell them this.<p>You have goals. And, if you're a parent, you have goals for your kids. You want your kids to grow up to be happy, fulfilled, independent, and successful (in whatever way they choose to define success.)<p>You try to help your kids …

5 reasons you should seriously reconsider urging your child to go to college

A considerable portion of Ladders’ content is informed by the steady dissolution of the college myth. Whether by reporting on the rise of …

How Do I Tell Another Child to Stop Picking on my Child?

Combatting those Mama Bear instincts is never easy. Especially when your kid’s upset. Parents advice columnist weighs in on how to handle a …

10 phrases to avoid if you want to raise a resilient child

We can't control the challenges our children will face in life, but that doesn't mean we can't prepare them. One of the most powerful gifts we can …

Why All Parents Should Talk With Their Kids About Social Identity

A majority of parents rarely, if ever, discuss race/ethnicity, gender, class or other categories of social identity with their kids, according to a new, nationally representative survey of more than 6,000 parents conducted by Sesame Workshop and NORC at the University of Chicago. The researchers …

Sesame Workshop

My Daughter Is in Third Grade, and Her Math Homework Is Confusing the Hell Out of Me

Parenting is hard work in a million different ways, but if you would have told a pre-child me that one of those struggles would include third grade math, I'm pretty sure I would have laughed in your face. And how wrong I would have been. You see, I may be a writer who's more interested in style …

Education Policy

You Have to Read This Husband's Note About His Wife's Postpartum Loose Skin

Mother and influencer Hayley Garnett is no stranger to celebrating postpartum bodies. The mom of three, who is based in Columbia, Missouri, has been …

8 real reasons why your kids don’t listen—and how to handle them in a positive way

As a parent, there are few things more frustrating than being ignored by your child. There is something infuriating about asking your child to do …

How Do Kids Learn to Read? What the Science Says

For almost a century, researchers have argued over the question. Most of the disagreement has centered on the very beginning stages of the reading …

Make a Busy Board for Your Baby

Babies and young toddlers are, you know, kind of hard to occupy. At the beginning, they mostly just lie around. But once they’re able to sit up, …

You should let your child do homework on their own—here's why

When a child comes home from school with a massive bundle of homework, it's hard for a parent not to think, "When am I going to find time to do this?"<p>…

How This Teacher Is Preparing His Students For An Unknown Future

People are talking more and more about education today. Whether you hear something on the news, talk about some college scandal, or discuss the rise of college debt, we all know that change needs to happen in the education industry. To the fault of no teachers, we (even me) were trained to teach in …

Education

This is the best tone of voice parents should use to motivate their kids, researchers say

The tone that a parent uses when telling their kid to do something can go a long way.<p>When mothers use a tone that's supportive rather than …

Psychology