Parenting Skills

The challenges that come with raising a child -- from toddlerhood to the teen years -- and the best way to handle them.

How to Teach Kids Financial Responsibility at Any Age

Set your kids up for a positive relationship with money. Use our age-by-age guide as a road map for talking and teaching financial responsibility.
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Teaching Kids to Give Will Make Them More Successful in Life

Financial giving is a lesson that’ll last for life, but it's not traditionally taught in school. New research highlights what makes it so impactful.
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5 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friends in Adulthood, According to a Relationship Expert

The days of finding easy friendships in a locker buddy or soccer teammate are long gone. So how do you create those meaningful relationships with your girlfriends while also juggling career, marriage, children, bills, and general #adulting? It may not be as hard as it seems.
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This Age Group Is Most Likely to Ask Their Moms for Parenting Advice

It takes a village to raise kids, but the generation you grew up in may determine who you keep on speed dial for those middle-of-the-night calls.
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Too Much of a Good Thing

Praise is an important tool for building confidence in young kids. But what's good in small doses can backfire if overdone.
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More Parenting Skills

Home Alone: Is Your Child Ready?

At what age can a child stay home alone? Here's how to figure out what's right for your family, and how to safely leave a child home alone. Our tips will help you set guidelines for leaving your child home alone, so that both you and your kid feel comfortable.
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Teens and Freedom

How much freedom should a teenager have? Freedom helps teens learn more about how to take care of themselves and interact well with others. But granting too much freedom is just as bad as giving too little. Learn how to best set boundaries with teens and establish some basic house rules.
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9 Simple Tips to Teach Kids Good Table Manners

It's never too early to encourage good manners at the dinner table. Teach kids how to be gracious tablemates with these easy-to-implement etiquette tips.