As a parent, it can feel frustrating when you realize your teen isn’t listening, especially since experts agree it is important to have a strong relationship with your teenager. Here's how to turn that around.
In her most recent book, Madeline Levine outlines how parents’ concerns about their children’s future in a rapidly changing economy and society – and the resulting emphasis on grades, colleges and protecting or rescuing children from failure – is actually hurting kids’ chances of future success.
A staggering one in seven kids between the ages of 10 and 18 will run away, Here's how to prevent it and what to do if your child does flee.
Known as pandemic pods, micro schools, learning bubbles and other names, do-it-yourself small groups of learners have rapidly taken off as most Bay Area schools are returning to class online. But the pods have also come under fire. Here's why.
A San Francisco mother, nurse and community activist recommends her favorite books and videos about activism.
As the child of immigrants, the author saw the dreams and the struggles of her parents firsthand, and it fueled her passion for activism. Here's how she's passing the desire to effect change along to her child.
Our Dear Teacher columnists offer advice on how to make the most of online learning.
A new digital therapy platform, based in San Francisco, aims to connect children to psychiatrists, therapists and coaches, and offers free online parenting classes that help with many of the issues related to raising children during a pandemic.
Caring for a newborn has never been easy. In the midst of a pandemic, that job may be even more challenging. In the era of COVID-19, how do we keep our newborn baby safe, while enjoying the beautiful journey ahead?
Are your kids stressed during these challenging times? Mindfulness and nature can help bring a sense of calm to your children when they need it most.
If your family is avoiding restaurants this summer, why not bring the experience to your own home? Teaching kids food preparation, how to cook and how to run a business offers them numerous benefits.
Before many new parents bring their baby home, they are often warned by pediatric experts to never sleep in the same bed with their infant. But a San Francisco author and sleep expert has another opinion.