Adolescence only lasts a short time — help your child through the rough patches and enjoy watching her grow into an individual.
Your preteen wants to fit in, but how can she when she’s “different”? AF explains how parents can help.
It's not uncommon for a child to have different interests — and academic skills — than his achieving parents.
Some children regress as a way of escaping to a less stressful time.
Many of us want to indulge our children with gifts and leniency. But that's not what kids need.
Don't despair; these struggles can actually deepen your bond.
Adoptive parents sometimes push their own wishes on their children. But during the teen years, an adolescent may rebel.
An adoption expert answers a question about post-adoption services after finalization, and whether parents can get help for a special needs child.
We want the best for our children — and sometimes that means saying no.
Six- to eight-year-olds begin to take on individual personalities — often different from those of their parents.
With your guidance your teenager can ease into the world of romantic relationships confidently and responsibly.
Five strategies that will encourage teens to turn the page.
No matter what you do, your preteen is mortified by your presence. What's going on?
How to ease your child's entry to the wider world outside your home.
It makes sense to have your child’s vision and hearing screened as soon as you come home.
Be alert for clues about how much information your preschooler can absorb.
Learning to love my "barnacle" baby wasn't easy.
Feeding is about more than just nutrition! Here, answers to all your feeding questions.
Diana Schwab, M.Ed., LSW, answers a question about inconsistent eating habits, which are fairly common in adopted children who have spent time in institutional care.