girl watching fireworks

How to keep your family safe during fireworks season

The bottom line? There is no “child-safe” consumer firework. And parental supervision, while always a good thing, is simply not enough.

Father talking to daughter

How do I teach my baby to talk?

The best way to help a baby’s language skills is for parents to talk while doing everyday things, and have fun doing them.

Little boy sitting by pool

Helping your child with a fear of water

In her latest post, child psychologist Dr. Eleanor Mackey discusses how parents can help a child overcome their fear of water.

Kids enjoying a road trip

13 tips for traveling with children

Britlan Malek, PsyD, a psychologist at Children’s National, share tips for traveling with children this summer.

girl lying on the floor with her dog

Kids and pets

Helping your child feel comfortable with and gain the skills to interact with pets is a life-long gift.