Family

Help for Overprotective Parents

How a helicopter mom changed her ways.

The Surprising Health Benefit of Longer School Lunches

A new study links lunchtime length to the quality of kids' food. 

7 Ways to Handle Embarrassment

Everyone agrees embarrassment can be excruciating. But is the emotion all bad? Discover its surprising upside—and learn how to get over it more easily—with this expert advice for kids and adults.

11 Ways to Deal With Your Kids’ Anxieties

Certain rites of passage―first day of school, first flushed goldfish―are stress-inducing. Here’s how to help your children deal with them.

Meet the Newest Winnie-the-Pooh Character, Penguin

Look for Penguin in ‘The Best Bear in All the World

Here Comes Trouble: 9 Bad Influences on Your Kid

Worried about the corrupting effects of certain companions? Find out which behaviors are contagious, and learn how to cope when your kids—or you—come up against them.

6 Tips for Managing Back-to-School Stress

Expert advice for starting the school year off strong.