Building a stronger relationship with your child may be easier than you think.
My 11-year-old daughter still seems to believe in Santa Claus. Should I tell her the truth or let her find out on her own?
I should feel happy at Christmas time but instead I feel depressed. Why is that and what can I do about it?
My sister adopted a baby girl and plans on telling her she is adopted right from the beginning. Do you think this is a good idea?
What can people do to improve their parenting skills this year?
Dr. Pat explains how to help an uninspired teenager become more productive.
Learn about enteroviruses, such as EV-D68, and how they can cause colds and related illnesses.
World Mental Health Day is October 10. Find out - or rediscover - some simple steps to mind your mental health.
Advice on choosing and getting ready for camp, as well as how to help your child avoid feeling homesick.
I am worried that my daughter may have an eating disorder. How can I tell for sure? What can I do about it?
Dear Dr. Pat: I think I have an eating disorder. I binge eat every day and even sometimes purge. Even though I'm really active, I've gained 18 pounds in the last four months. Please help me, I don't know what to do.