It can take decades of struggle to repay student-loan debt. Tell your college student not to add to the burden by using their loans to pay for silly stuff
Psychological abuse — including demeaning, bullying and humiliating — may be the most prevalent form of child maltreatment. Yet it’s among the hardest to identify or to treat
When parents give more financial aid to one child than another, it can cause family discord, especially if the dealings have been kept secret. Here’s how to handle financial favoritism
In the wake of tragedies like the Colo. theater shooting, we often forget that the families of the perpetrators are victims too. A forensic psychiatrist lends insight into the suffering on the other side
In the aftermath of the deadly shooting spree during a Batman screening in Colorado, kids will have lots of questions about what happened and why. Here’s how parents can help handle their fears
So much for so long, farewell. When it comes to summer camp, it’s parents — not campers — who are increasingly suffering from separation anxiety.
Not to complain too much, but you might consider shedding a tear for the work-from-home mom, whose job flexibility only increases her workload
It’s unlikely that the legal battles over Alaina Giordano’s children will end with her death. Her parents want to maintain a relationship with their grandchildren and could wind up back in court fighting for visitation rights.
Key questions to consider before you say yes to a blended-family vacation
Does Tom Cruise really want to send his 6-year-old daughter off to be raised by Scientologists? Not if Katie Holmes has anything to say about it
Should teen sexting — the sending and receiving of nude photos — be considered criminal behavior or youthful indiscretion along the lines of spin the bottle and playing doctor?
Children who are pushed, grabbed, shoved, slapped or hit are more likely to be diagnosed with mental illness. Just one more reason to embrace alternative forms of discipline
Massachusetts doctors are now required to give specific, written information about Down syndrome to women who learn that their fetus has the chromosomal disorder.