Society and the media impose challenging and narrow views of masculinity. Parents can promote balance by teaching boys there are many ways to become a man.
Social aggression among girls is a serious issue. With support from schools and their families, girls can move past this type of bullying.
Many parents use time-out and spanking when kids misbehave. But connecting with kids and meeting their needs first may be more effective alternatives.
While e-readers offer convenience, kids benefit from using both traditional books in addition to screen readings. Parents and educators can show them how.
While education and medical professionals label or diagnose many children with ADHD, some of these kids may just suffer from Nature-Deficit Disorder.