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Best-selling author Sarah Dessen creates characters who speak to the issues of teens ages 11 to 18.
Local professionals provide guidance on when a child is ready for kindergarten.
A child psychologist in Durham provides insight into the benefits and drawbacks of starting kindergarten before age 5.
If my child expresses reservations about becoming involved in extracurricular activities, is it a good idea to push him?
A national nonprofit teen-driving program offers suggestions for parents and young drivers to take take to reduce risks.
Tips for helping students who don't like school and fidgeters. Plus, check out this age-appropriate online summer reading source.
For parents of teens ages 11 to 18, there's a high prize to admitting parenting mistakes.
N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper talks with Carolina Parent's Tivi Jones about protecting children on the Internet.
Nine books that offer wise words — and humor — for parenting children during the teen years.
Nonchalant sex, rampant drug use & risky social networking. What are your teens learning through today's media.
Safety tips for traveling with babies and children by car or airplane, and also internationally.
Respond sensitively and understand the developmental stage when your son says he wants to marry Mom.
Experts offer advice for handling young children's attachment to blankies, bears and other comfort objects.
Understand your teen's need for privacy, but reach out and be sure he knows you love him.
Focus on issues in ways that make sense to your kid and you can raise a socially conscious child.
A 4-step approach to solving math story problems and ensuring a child is academically prepared for first grade.
Encouraging optimism can benefit health and long-term happiness.
Encourage kids to take part in lifelong fitness by proving opportunity and support for regular, noncompetitive activity.
Show kids a balanced approach in mind, body and spirit for a lifetime of wellness.
Food Nanny helps Raleigh family move beyond orange meals and offers insight for parents hoping to do the same.
When a 10-year-old sometimes says to a parent, "I wish I was dead," should that mom or dad be worried?
Why parents push for prodigies and how to step off the fast track of competitive parenting.
Area doctors, dentists, chiropractors & therapists.
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