Middle School

  • Time-out alternatives

    Creative consequences for kids

    There are more constructive solutions than time-out that will not only calm your child down, but can strengthen your relationship and reduce the likelihood of repeat behavior. read more »
  • 4 ways to teach your child to enjoy school

    School time doesn't have to be a drag

    School day dread can be a tough issue to face with your child. You want them to look forward to the place where they spend the most time. But not every child embraces education with glee. read more »
  • A practical guide to a mindful home

    Tips for everyday mindfulness

    Having a "mindful home" doesn't require doing yoga, posting Pinterest quotes, or mandatory meditation. You can live a mindful life without doing any of those things. Check out these practical tips from Mindfulness expert, Kathy Walsh read more »
  • Discussing sexuality with your adolescent

    Dr. Paul Schwartz weighs in

    Every parent knows that sooner or later they have to have “the talk,” but given what children see and appear to know these days, for many parents this “talk” looms like a daunting task. read more »
  • HVP staff shares their favorite books

    Rounding out National Library Week

    Hudson Valley Parent staff members share their favorite books to round out National Library Week read more »
  • It's National Library Week

    Here's 10 ways to celebrate with kids

    If you're looking for some fun ways to celebrate National Library Week with the kids, look no further! read more »