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Parents, are you doing your child's homework?

Forty-three percent of 778 parents recently surveyed say they do their kids' homework. An expert explains why this is not a good idea.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, homework, school

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Police urge parents to monitor their teen's mobile apps

Police say a sexting case in Prince William County is an example of a growing problem and that parents need to take a greater role in monitoring their children's online and mobile activity.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: mobile apps, sexting, teens, computer harassment, crime, kathy stewart

Parents say ‘no way' to Miley Cyrus

Parents are having trouble getting comfortable taking their kids to see modern-day performers. Two local mothers and an expert explain why.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Miley Cyrus, Randi Martin

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Navigating summer camp sign-up, schedules

Summer camp is all fun and games for the kids who get to attend, but planning for camp can be a real headache for parents. Here are some tips.

Sunday - 03/09/2014, 08:35pm EDT

Tags: camp, summer camp,

Is sleeping a group activity? How to get kids back in their own beds

Sleep is a precious commodity for busy parents, but it's hard to get your Zzzs when the kids start jumping in bed with you.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 07:22am EST

Tags: sleep, Dr. Harvey Karp, parents, Randi Martin

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What is a thigh gap? Parenting on body image issues

How do you approach body image issues with your teen or tween? The experts weigh in.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 06:55am EST

Tags: Randi Martin, thigh gap, body image, Meghan Leahy

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Survey: Teens are just as stressed as adults

In the annual Stress in America report, the American Psychological Association finds that teens are just as stressed as adults.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 06:03pm EST

Tags: American Psychological Association, stress, teen, Paula Wolfson

Fire officials warn of dangers of window blinds for kids

After the death of a six-year-old girl, fire officials are warning about the dangers of cords attached to window blinds.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 05:08pm EST

Tags: child safety, strangulation, window blinds, Suitland, Md., thomas warren

Don't cry, Wendy Williams -- it's totally normal

WTOP Living is launching its new parenting section to highlight various topics on its joys and struggles.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 10:14am EST

Tags: Wendy Williams, Randi Martin, Julianna Miner

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Columbia mall shooting: How to help kids cope in time of tragedy

The deadly shooting at the Mall in Columbia on Jan. 25 has rocked the community -- here are some tips to help kids cope with the event and understand what happened.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:36am EST

Tags: Columbia Mall, Lori Lundin, tragedy, kids,

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