Where to buy school uniforms as more schools require them

Where to buy school uniforms as more schools require them

According to the Deparment of Education, more than 40% of public schools and pre-schools now require uniforms, and 26% of students in the United States were wearing them last year, according to Prosper Insights and Analytics.

Dads are learning how to style girls' hair in braids

Dads are learning how to style girls' hair in braids

When you're looking for a hair stylist, your dad might not be your first thought — but these fathers are taking classes to learn how to do their daughters' hair properly.

The Persistence of Deception and Self-Deception

The Persistence of Deception and Self-Deception

To investigate self-deception, we compared the willingness to bet on their test performance between two groups of subjects: One group was told beforehand about the upcoming opportunity for persuasion, while another (control) group was not.

How a New Children’s Book Is Promoting Kindness to Strangers

How a New Children’s Book Is Promoting Kindness to Strangers

It is also an opportunity to reinforce for children how mutually beneficial it is to perform acts of kindness toward a stranger, as well as toward more familiar people, like siblings, other family members, or friends in need.

Lori Loughlin, I've Got Some Advice For you

Lori Loughlin, I've Got Some Advice For you

Every day teens traipse in and out of my office and ask questions like “What’s the point of studying algebra when I’ll never use it?” Or, “Shakespeare lived how many years ago?” The advice I give their parents isn’t a tough love approach, but it is one that requires them to set expectations, step back, and when necessary hold their kids accountable.

Emotional Health: Where to Start (Mindfulness or SEL)

Emotional Health: Where to Start (Mindfulness or SEL)

The focus is on helping children pay attention without judgment to what’s happening inside of them (thoughts, feelings) and outside of them (environmental surroundings, others) with a goal of helping them make smarter choices, especially when emotionally challenged.

Softening Shame and Unlocking Emotional Paralysis

Softening Shame and Unlocking Emotional Paralysis

In contrast to these examples, an emotionally abusive parent often fails to recognize the child’s feeling state, or worse, shames the child for how they feel. A person who feels emotionally paralyzed, but doesn’t understand why, may have experienced emotional abuse as a child.

College Admission Becomes a Charity Affair

College Admission Becomes a Charity Affair

A for-profit institution, Argosy University, abruptly shuttered all of its locations, halting the education of students midway through the semester with no teach-out or solid transfer plans in place.

How Do You Stop Your Teen from Keeping Bad Company?

How Do You Stop Your Teen from Keeping Bad Company?

Not only would his son continue to associate with them at school, but every time he would leave the house, to supposedly visit an approved peer or go for a walk in the park, he would take that opportunity to visit his so-called friends.

To the woman who mum-shamed me in a deli

To the woman who mum-shamed me in a deli

I politely told her that we, as a family, don’t like that word and walked away. She has belittled me in front of other customers, staff and my own kids who now wonder why they too can’t say ‘God’ and other things we, as their parents, don’t approve of.

Joanna Gaines brings baby Crew to work in adorable new Magnolia video

Joanna Gaines brings baby Crew to work in adorable new Magnolia video

“It’s very unpredictable, but [I'm] just rolling with it.” As the video continues, Gaines checks in periodically on a Magnolia Market installation, a new display designed with the theme of authenticity in mind.

Boredom Boosting: Why We Need to 'Re-Brand' This State

Boredom Boosting: Why We Need to 'Re-Brand' This State

Unwittingly though we can rob our children of the ability to learn to wait, calm themselves down, and settle down inside themselves to even know how they are feeling physically, emotionally, and have the inner space to let their minds roam, and for their creativity to unfold, if we don’t LET THEM BE BORED.

Beyond Resilience: Fostering Anti-Fragile Children

Beyond Resilience: Fostering Anti-Fragile Children

While I completely agree that social media can be harmful to children (especially girls), it is not the only cause. As parents, we need to find ways to give our children opportunities to build their strength.

Jack Be Nimble: Serial Killers Who Escaped Custody

Jack Be Nimble: Serial Killers Who Escaped Custody

Caught in Canada, he escaped custody, in part because he was so agreeable that the officers thought they had the wrong man. Just after Selenski’s arrest, he fashioned a rope from bed sheets in his cell and escaped.

All Work and No Play: Why Your Kids Are More Anxious, Depressed

All Work and No Play: Why Your Kids Are More Anxious, Depressed

As children direct their own free play and solve the problems that come up, they must exert control over themselves and must, at times, accept restrictions on their own behavior and follow the rules if they want to be accepted and successful in the game.

Kourtney Kardashian says her co-parenting style has a 'good message"

Kourtney Kardashian says her co-parenting style has a 'good message"

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Kourtney Kardashian says her co-parenting style has a 'good message" Kardashian discusses the positive aspects of traveling and co-parenting with her ex Scott Disick.

In our house, we never say 'don’t cry'

In our house, we never say 'don’t cry'

We are there to dry the tears but we will let them fall." We cry in this house. That is why, in our house, we never say "Don’t cry." We will acknowledge your tears and we will pass the tissues.

6 Strategies to Overcome Insomnia

6 Strategies to Overcome Insomnia

Wakefulness, right after we hit the sack or in the middle of the night, offers an opportunity to put negative thinking on hold, count our blessings, and reflect on the many positive things in our lives.

Tips for moving and transitioning toddler from crib to bed

Tips for moving and transitioning toddler from crib to bed

You shouldn't be like 'Get in timeout for that!'" The co-author of a best-selling parenting book has 7 ways to help your child transition from a crib to a toddler bed.

Let's talk risk and what teens need to be healthy adults

Let's talk risk and what teens need to be healthy adults

Knowing that our children are primed for risk-taking at this age what if parents learned to promote the good stuff along with preventing the potential dangers of risky behavior?

It’s About More Than Just Giving Thanks

It’s About More Than Just Giving Thanks

It’s also a day when the children and teens sitting around the table learn about the centrality of family and friendships, respectful listening, and enthusiastic sharing. Use this Thanksgiving (and every other opportunity you can!!) to model for our children how to be adults.

How to Cure Back to School Anxiety For Parents and Kids

How to Cure Back to School Anxiety For Parents and Kids

While it is crucial for parents to provide academic support and encourage educational interest, setting unrealistic learning goals like earning straight A’s or getting a perfect test score can backfire. Parents who remind kids that learning new material takes time and effort will ease academic tension.

What to Do with Feelings of Regret

What to Do with Feelings of Regret

Feelings of regret can stem from looking back on past behaviors and decisions and believing that a better outcome may have occurred if a different choice was made.

Why We Should Not Be Impressed by Eerie Coincidences

Why We Should Not Be Impressed by Eerie Coincidences

One of them, which we’ll consider here, is hindsight bias: you’re judging the probability of the event after the fact, pondering the odds backwards.

Peta Murgatroyd ‘Wouldn’t Say No’ to Returning to ‘DWTS’

Peta Murgatroyd ‘Wouldn’t Say No’ to Returning to ‘DWTS’

“It just has to do with scheduling and making sure I have enough time for Shai because the show is very demanding,” she explains. For more on Murgatroyd and motherhood, watch the video above and pick up the new issue of Us Weekly, on stands now.

College Board's $40K scholarship rewards college planning

College Board's $40K scholarship rewards college planning

In the new program, high school students beginning with the Class of 2020 can enroll in a program that guides them through six critical steps of college planning and offers them a chance to win money for their education for each of the actions they complete.