Launching the Child You Love

Many young adults are stuck. How can parents help support them—without going broke?

Raising Adult Kids

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
Parenting grown children remains challenging.

Are Today's 20-Somethings Slackers?

By Nancy Darling Ph.D.
Is 'failure to launch' the new normal?

Demanding Adult Children

By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D.
Getting unstuck from your overly dependent, adult child.

Millennials Poised to Take Over the Workplace

By Ray Williams
It's not all bad news for 20-somethings.

Adulthood? No Thanks, I'll Have a Beer

By Peg Streep
Casualties of a recession or something else?

Let’s Go Shopping!

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D.
Baby Einstein? No thanks, I’ll stick with my pink limo.

Bullying Works: Why People Cower Before Donald Trump

By Stanton Peele
We can't stand up to bullies, so why should our kids?

The PermaParent Trap

By Pamela Paul
Baby boomer parents and their boomerang kids.

Those Pitied, Mocked, Envied Years Between the Late Teens and Late Twenties: What Are They Really About?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The stereotype of emerging adults as wanton ne'er-do-wells is just wrong.

How will the recession affect this optimistic, institution-trusting GenY?

By Barbara Ray
As one 20-something told us, "the future is a little more dimmer now."

It's all happening at the playground (apologies to Simon and Garfunkel)

By Stanton Peele
Everything in life can be learned at the playground

Generation What?

By Robin Marantz Henig
A magazine article blames Baby Boom parents for the "whininess" of Millennials.

What Exactly Do Millennials Care About?

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D.
Millennial Media blog top 10 includes exotic beauty, facebook, hookups and more.

Helping College Grads Find Work In a Bad Economy

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Bleak picture for college grads may not be all bad.

Midlife Parenting: Hold on Loosely and Take a Deep Breath

By Kathryn Betts Adams Ph.D., M.S.W.
All is not lattes and leisure in the "empty nest"

5 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Helicopter Parent as You Send Your Child Off to College

By Tristan Gorrindo M.D.
Are constant texts and phone calls keeping your child from healthy separation?

Friendship: The Unsinkable Ship

By Patty O'Grady Ph.D.
The teacher is the key to friendship in the connected classroom.

An Adult Guide to Halloween

By Mark Banschick M.D.
Fear and Halloween

Prepping Kids So They're Ready To Thrive as Adults

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
How can families prepare students for doing well when they finish college?

Twenty-Something Life: In Need of a Laugh Track?

By Peg Streep
Generation Me? Whiners, slackers, or slouchers? What's really up with them?

Teach Children to be Healthy and Happy

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
A prescription for child resilience

Mental Karate for Kids

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
A powerful program to help kids lead healthy, happy, lives

Two Questions About Emotional Boundaries

By Carl Alasko Ph.D.
People are pressuring me in uncomfortable ways

Is College Necessary? Ask Recent Graduates

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Are young college graduates changing the way we value college degrees?

The Long & Winding Road to Adulthood

By Robin Marantz Henig
Parents worrying about their twentysomething kids is nothing new.

Kids' willpower influenced by others' reliability

By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Ph.D.
Others' reliability, not just a child's personality, affects their willpower.