Teaching them about spending and saving is good, but our lessons need to go beyond that, says financial planner Ellen Rogin.

If we want our children to grow up to be thoughtful and engaged citizens, we should help them be part of social change now.

Julian Maha and Michele Kong have been grabbed, yelled at, and criticized in public places when their son had a meltdown. So they started an organization that helps families like theirs feel welcome wherever they go.

Ever worry that your kid is a jerk? Or wish they’d send a thank-you note without your forcing them to do it? Empathy can be developed and encouraged in young people. Psychiatrist Daniel Siegel and social worker Tina Payne Bryson explain how.

Hint: it has something to do with why we believe the earth is flat until we’re taught otherwise in school. Neuroscientist Mariano Sigman explains how the process of learning involves a certain amount of un-learning what we intuitively know.

Most kids will suffer for a short time after a marriage ends, but what exacerbates and extends their stress and anxiety is their feeling torn between two parents, says communication researcher Tamara Affifi.

TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak has learned some key lessons about parenthood from her work as an archaeologist. At the same time, becoming a parent has given her new insights into what her work means.