Growing up, I didn't always take my mother's advice. But since my mom also happened to be Martha Lauber, a clinical psychologist in private practice on Chicago's North Shore, she invariably had advice
This over-exposure to smartphones threatens to rob teens of a vital inner world, and this loss is much harder to measure There are many reasons to fret about our relationship to technology, not least which
Start young. Small kids struggle to understand the difference between marketing and truth, but that doesn't mean parents shouldn't start helping them make this distinction from the time they're in preschool.
Infuriated by the attacks on co-parenting, Sophia Money-Coutts explains why she’s considering choosing this path to parenthood. Here’s a fun question: if you’re a single woman in your mid-thirties who
(CNN) — We live, for the most part, fairly similar lives to our next-door neighbors. Both households have two working parents, two kids and an appreciation for the way California weather affords them outdoor
I once looked forward to my kids’ legal adulthood as a kind of finish line, but I now I know how delusional that vision was. When my five kids were small, I naively saw the age of 18 as the light at the
Research suggests that if the desire for a phone builds in infancy, it can become second nature. The Environmental Protection Agency first warned of secondhand smoke in 1991, some 30 years after scientists
In their new book “The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired,” authors Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson outline what children need feel