Finding a gift that kids actually like is tricky. This guide makes it easier.

Discovering a present that children really like is difficult. This information makes it simpler.

The “It’s an avocado! Thanks!” kid might make it look easy, but finding the perfect gift for a kid might just be harder than shopping for an adult.Kids can be particular. The things kids like change not just with age, but with evolving trends from TV shows and new technology… and TikTok. If parents are…

10 toxic behaviors from parents that make children less functional in adulthood

How parents can make children self-dependent in adulthood

Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. She explains that it doesn’t always take an extreme mistreatment or neglect to create damaged children; sometimes seemingly minor parenting behaviors can have a serious impact. Morin says that parents who invalidate their children’s feelings by telling them not…

How to Know if You’re an Overachiever

Easy methods to Know if You are an Overachiever

Starting when we’re children in school, we’re often labeled based on how other people perceive our “achievement.” Some kids are dubbed “underachievers” if parents or educators don’t believe they’re “living up to their full potential” (whatever that means). On the flip side, others are deemed “overachievers,” if parents and educators think they “take on too…

How to Talk to Your Kids About Job Loss

How one can Speak to Your Youngsters About Job Loss

If you’re among the tens of millions of Americans who became unemployed during the pandemic, you have likely been dealing with more stress than just lockdowns, remote learning and social distancing have brought (and that was enough to begin with). It can be tricky to know whether—or how—to approach the topic of job loss with…

Start a ‘Conversation Journal’ With Your Kids

Begin a ‘Dialog Journal’ With Your Children

Photo: Getty ImagesWhen I was in high school, I had a notebook that I passed around with two friends. We’d each take turns writing in it, handing it off in the hallways between classes like one endless spiral-bound note—texting before there was texting. We’d draw pictures, we’d complain about how boring biology class was, we’d…