I visited nine sleep-away camps last summer and talked to a lot of children about their experiences of being away from home. What impressed me was...Ninety-five percent of children experience at least a bit of homesick feelings when they are away from their parents at summer camp.
Yesterday morning, I got home after my 5:30 a.m. boot camp to find my husband of 16 years had locked one of the cats in the closet, and she had po...You can try to be perfect, but please cut yourself some slack.
By Henry Louis Gates, Jr. One of the transformative moments of my life occurred when my grandfather, Edward Gates, died in 1960. I was 10 years...As a parent, as well as an historian, I also encourage you to introduce your children to their family history.
If you have a child between the ages of 3 and 17, chances are there is some video game playing going on in your house. And, these days, it's more ...Use rating tools -- and your own judgment -- to determine which games are appropriate for your kids.
I remember once speaking about camp with parents of a 12-year-old girl I'd been seeing in my psychotherapy practice. The girl had expressed an int...Camp is about making some of the best friends of your life. It's an exercise in self-reliance and social learning.