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Getting Kids to Open Up and Talk

Getting Kids to Open Up and Talk

Got a tight-lipped school-aged kid? Browse our tips for speaking their language and mastering the art of small talk.

November 2010
The Right Shoes for Your Kid

The Right Shoes for Your Kid

Pairing proper support with footwear trends can be a challenge – but you can find the right 'fit.'

October 2010
Dealing with Separation Anxiety and Kids

Dealing with Separation Anxiety and Kids

Many children grapple with separation anxiety, but there are ways parents can help them overcome it.

September 2010
Letting Kids Quit Extracurricular Activities

Letting Kids Quit Extracurricular Activities

When is it OK for parents to allow children to throw in the towel? Here are a few things to consider.

August 2010
Help for Homesick Kids

Help for Homesick Kids

Whether it's a sleepover or first trek to an overnight camp, use these six tips for tackling your child's away-from-home sorrows.

August 2010
Teaching Kids to be Kind

Teaching Kids to be Kind

Compassion is an important quality to instill in children. Here are eight tips to help parents foster it.

August 2010
Managing Your Child's Anger

Managing Your Child's Anger

Got a big kid who's prone to temper tantrums? Here are six steps to help parents successfully 'fight' back.

July 2010
Respite for Parents of Special Needs Children

Respite for Parents of Special Needs Children

Raising a special needs child can be all-consuming. Here's how some local parent are coping, and services that can help.

May 2010
Overcoming Social Jitters

Overcoming Social Jitters

Shy kids rarely turn into social butterflies. But here are nine things you can do to help them overcome anxiety.

March 2010
Friendship Skill Building

Friendship Skill Building

Four ways parents can help support young kids through the ups and downs of friendship.

February 2010
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