Extra-curricular activities give children the opportunity to develop their skills in various areas so children develop a number of interests and talents - but be care ful not to over-schedule.
Over parenting is a new normal for today's mums and dads who, as dedicated as they may be, still succumb to overindulging, overprotecting and overscheduling their children.
Every now and then, the most well meaning comment can make me worry.
They've long begged me to let them walk alone: "Please, other kids are."
Our children have a magical way of reflecting back to us our worst habits at the most embarrassing times.
Our society is death-phobic, a particularly harmful trait when it comes to helping children process the death of someone close to them.
Is there a certain age children shower alone and stop seeing their parents naked; if so, what is it? Take the poll at the end of the article.
"Each of my kids has their strengths. But interestingly, I no longer take credit for any of their good qualities."
Recent research states 89 per cent of parents stress about their children on sleepovers. Here's how to keep them safe.
A simple mathematical formula can help parents predict how tall their child will grow.
Study reveals how mothers can impact the growth of brain structures in preschoolers that help with their learning memory and stress response.
Four-year-old Grace wants a boyfriend and there isn't anything her dad, John Tierney, can do about it.
Molecules controlling hundreds of genes associated with schizophrenia are under-expressed in fetal development.