Whatever age you are, your friends are an important element in your life. Here are five compelling reasons to keep old friendships alive while making new ones.
Spring is the time for teens to get a jump on the competition for a summer job. Here’s how you can help.
How do you show appreciation for the one person who has been there from the beginning? With a gift from the heart-it’s the kind that Mom will respond to the best.
Do you and your partner do too much together? Find out how too much togetherness can hurt your relationship and why experts advise some time apart.
You love your sweetie, you just don’t happen to like some of the people in his life. If you don’t know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em, here are some strategies to help you figure out what to do.
While it’s not easy to initiate discussions with teens about the highs and lows of love, specialists say there are ways to do it.
It’s a struggle familiar to many parents: getting children to brush their teeth-and floss them, too. Here’s how to get them going.
Is your child dyslexic? You may know what signs to look for, but it can still be difficult to tell.
Ah, the holidays! A time for family get-togethers, where spirits run high and tension can take its toll. Find out how RD staff deal with family functions. We would love to hear your survival tips as well!
It is estimated that 60% of men have extramarital affairs, leaving more than half of all women in relationships hurt and confused. Leaving a cheater is usually the first option for many women, but some are willing to give their man a second chance. It’s never easy, so here are five tips on how to work things out if you decide to take your guy back.
Our kids are getting too much screen time and not enough play time. Help your kids to get moving so they can become fit and stay healthy.
Whether it’s your first or last who’s leaving home to go to college or university, this is an emotional time. Learn how to deal with the increased space and decreased demand on your time and skills as a parent.
Kids think they’re stressed about homework! In a cross-country survey last year, 72% of parents said homework is a frequent cause of stress. The most important thing to remember, as parents, is that your children need to do their own homework. Help them, of course: Ask them questions, provide explanations, coach them through problems. But don’t do it for them.
Creating healthy family habits can be as simple as eating together regularly or as complex as practicing conflict negotiation skills. These 8 habits are effective, inexpensive and good for the world around you.
There’s no formula to perfect parenting, but there are some steps you can take to get your kids to simmer down and help out around the house. Here are some suggested approaches to common challenges.
A jam-packed schedule is no excuse not to exercise. Instead of stressing about finding time for organized sports or the gym, get your workout through some wholesome family fun. Here are some ideas to get you all going.
Get rid of those cold feet: a smooth ceremony just needs to be well thought-out. Check out these tips to keep your wedding worry-free.
Boundaries and structure provide a sense of security and safety for all of us. As a parent, it can be difficult to define those boundaries for your teens. Here, from Dr. Karyn’s Guide to the Teen Years, is a list of areas you may want to consider-and questions to ask yourself-as you set boundaries in your home.
Is your teenager toeing the line, or out of control? Are you wondering how to set boundaries? Here’s help from some parenting experts, including Dr. Karyn Gordon, on how to establish boundaries and keep the peace on the home front.
Whether it’s for your mom or the mother of your children, this Mother’s Day you can give her exactly what she wants: some pampering! Read on for some fail-safe, easy-to-give, mom-approved gifts from the heart.