The speedy physical and psychological changes that children undergo from birth through adolescence often leave parents wondering how best to care for them at each stage. From how to talk so kids will listen to when to back off and allow them to fail, PT's experts weigh in.
Though it's often hard to diagnose in young people, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry estimates that up to one-third of the 3.4 million children and teens with depression in the US may have bipolar disorder.
Parenting is the ultimate long-term investment. Be prepared to put far more into it than you get out of it, at least for some time. Given the stresses of contemporary American culture, the happiness of couples plummets the minute they become parents.