"Your teen will become your best friend. That is ... your teen will become your best friend if you let them."
What to do when online drama affects your kids IRL.
"Middle school is the perfect time to help your child learn how to learn."
"It’s been a thrill watching him navigate the world, little by little on his own ... I’m so proud of the young man he’s become."
"I read the bedtime stories for my oldest and I let my youngest crawl all over me and I make sure to encourage my middle kid ... but I am exhausted."
"Don't be fooled by the bad rap it gets. This, indeed, is a magical time. And so far I love who you are morphing into."
We can’t stand the cuteness!
"Right now, we've got a big first going on and it's one that I always knew would eventually happen, but I just wasn't sure how I'd personally be with it."
"When she messes up, remind her how much you love her. Let her know that she is so much more than the sum of her mistakes."
The actress and her 15-year-old daughter, Carys, opened up about their family life for Town & Country's September issue.
Sheila Ybarra and daughter Skylar Bantz prove not all dorm rooms have to be basic in this gorgeous transformation at Texas State University.
"It wasn’t a punishment, although I’m pretty sure you don’t believe that right now."
"I'm no expert, but I am a mom who has learned a lot about cruising. Here's some of the advice I give my first-time-cruiser friends when they ask."
"Be you. Trying to be cool is totally uncool. Square pegs end up changing the world."
"She’ll get you. She’ll understand you. She’ll make you want to be the absolute best version of yourself. Just remember I called you baby first."
"I am realizing no matter how old they get, they will always need their mom. And no matter how big they get, we will always be here for them."
"I wish that, as a parent, I could teach my daughter the skills she needs to function as an adult without fear of appearing like a negligent parent."
'I will spend it getting to know him more before he launches.'
'I'm no longer counting and you shouldn't either. Instead I'm soaking up every minute I've been given in the here and now.'
TODAY’s Donna Farizan sits down with Instagram influencer Bryce Xavier to talk about the advice he has for young people looking for social media fame.
See, I know how this works. In order to stay close to my son, I need to stay close to the one to whom he gives his heart.
Writing in the TODAY Parenting Team, North Carolina mom Adrian Wood encourages fellow moms to stop, breathe and enjoy summertime. "Be the one who remembers...
I was born in 1974. It no more occurred to my mom to coddle us Precious Snowflakes than it did to quit drinking a case of Tab a day.
'Do yourself and your kids a favor and be a lazy parent. Back off and let them try.'
We don't give this generation enough credit. These are good kids doing their best to navigate through a world that has instant access to everything and every...
Anxiety. Do you have it? If you do, your child may have it too. So how do you help your kid cope?
It didn't take long for me to realize our school journey with my son Asher wasn't going to go the way I expected.
It can be amazing to see how eagerly children embrace the privilege of serving others. Here’s how to help them contribute to meaningful causes.
The TODAY Parenting Team’s Cat and Nat hilariously describe what motherhood looked like in the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s — and what it can feel like today....
A horrific event has happened once again. What do we tell our children?
Turns out, Sef Scott had a lot to say.
Moms fight for their kids. They keep going even when it feels impossible. They are willing to do the hard stuff that breaks their hearts into millions of pieces...
Some may hope for a boy or a girl, but once the baby arrives, you realize that's just who you needed all along.
"It's a miracle I'm even here." These are the words I mumble to myself when I sit down at my desk every day.
I can’t believe the time went by so quickly. That’s why the sight of these shoes has me feeling a little sentimental.
Watch as the TODAY Parenting Team’s Meredith Masony of That’s Inappropriate hilariously reenacts actual experiences around her house.
When my daughter started a new activity a few weeks ago, I approached two moms hoping for kindness. Instead, I got rudeness. Here’s what happened next.
I want my children to learn how to think and imagine and play. I need to teach them how to do life without a screen attached to them or sitting in front of...
I get so much satisfaction from nurturing you and feeding you and snuggling with you, but there are times when your energy overwhelms me.
You know what's crazy? Getting my kids in the car in a timely fashion. How can it possibly take 20 minutes to walk 20 feet?
I had big plans to be a "good mom" this summer. There were going to be chore charts, reading goals, daily letter writing practice and cursive classes. But......
Many kids are more likely to speak freely when they're engaged in activities with their parents. Our newest TODAY Parenting Team challenge can help open the...