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Development

Ways to Overcome Your Child’s Shyness

Gifted children often suffer from shyness because they perceive themselves as different from others.

Communication is key in co-parenting, discipline

Eliminate mixed messages with non-negotiable rules

Raising Respectful Kids

Help your child learn to be more respectful and polite

Digital Privacy: Is it OK to Spy on Your Teen?

Should you "snoop" on your child's online activity?

Self-Control Strategies for Kids

Parents can help kids master self-control early in life and continue through the teen years.

Understanding Your Child's Bedtime Anxiety and Fears

Nightmares are fairly common in childhood, especially in kids younger than 10 years old.

Vitamin D: Is Your Child Getting Enough?

Making sure your child gets enough vitamin D

Organizational Skills for Every Age

Even the most disorderly kids can learn to be more organized, beginning in toddlerhood.

Helping Kids Develop Healthy Hygiene Habits

Age-specific ways to help kids learn to love cleanliness

Depression and Anxiety Disorders in Kids

Understanding the four main areas of stress that are common to children dealing with depression

8 Traits of Disciplined Children

How do you identify kids who are disciplined?

Helping Your Child Choose Role Models

Age-by-age guidance on helping children pick and learn from positive, enduring role models

The Benefits of Outdoor Play

Today's kids spend as few as seven minutes engaged in unstructured outdoor play per day

10 Tips for Parenting With Confidence

Basic tools to help you approach parenting with confidence

Teaching Kids to Make Good Choices

Age-by-age strategies for supporting strong decision-making skills

Age-Appropriate Strategies for Taming Anxiety

Whether your child feels nervous about a family change, school or a rocky friendship, you can help.

Self-harm: The Rising Concern About Cutting

Cutting is an outward sign of inward pain, which requires special care and attention.

Raising a Social Savvy Child

Helping all ages build strong relationships

Class Clown? Humor could be coping strategy for middle school

Encourage your child to find ways to help in the classroom and be a good friend.

Discipline Strategies That Work for All Ages

Developing a strong bond increases cooperation and reduces defiance and the need for punishment.

Is My Kid OK? Know the Symptoms of Eating Disorders

Talk to your daughter about self-image and the pressures she's feeling with regard to "fitting in."

Coping With Oppositional Behavior

Is My Kid OK? Oppositional behavior

Coping with Teen Daughter’s Transformation

Is My Kid OK? Coping with teen daughter's new attitude

The New Rules for Teen Dating

If you're the parent of a child in middle school, get ready for a new dating scene

Know the signs of child sexual abuse

Recognizing child sexual abuse

When to Approach Another Mom About Her Teen's Behavior

What to do if you become aware of a teen's destructive behavior

5 Apps to Help Prevent ‘Drexting’

The best apps to help teens avoid texting while driving

Benefits of Transitional Kindergarten

Ask the Teacher: Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten?

Sitting Up, Crawling and Walking: Developmental Milestones

Your baby's developmental milestones on the journey toward walking

ADHD and Executive Function Skills

What are executive function skills and how do they relate to ADHD?
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The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

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Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.