Your child is running and all of a sudden falls down with a smack on the sidewalk. What do you do? Do you rush over and pick him up? Or do you say, “You’re okay. Get up and try again?”...

Technology has changed us all. Much of it is good and helpful, but as children are learning to use electronics they need a lot of oversight and guidance. Many dangerous challenges face children and young people today, so parents must be vigilant....

“Battle” is a strong word. We don’t want to have battles with our children, but sometimes the way they respond makes it feel like a battle. Here are some ideas to reduce the tension, increase the cooperation, and prepare yourself so that conflict doesn’t escalate....

When children are angry, they try to bait parents to join them by fighting, arguing, and using intensity to address conflict. It's like the child is in a boxing ring, touting the parent to come into the ring and fight it out....

"I never really struggled with anger, until I had kids!" Yes, we hear that a lot. Kids have a way of igniting emotions we never knew we had. The reality is that emotions in family life are contagious. A child's anger can quickly spread around...

Anxiety is a difficult problem in anyone’s life. Parents’ hearts go out to their children who suffer from emotional overload, racing thoughts, and continual feelings of unrest because of anxiety. That’s not what childhood is supposed to be like....