parenting

Resilient Kids

How can I help my child be resilient?

Resilience is about being able to adapt positively to difficult times, setbacks and other significant challenges, and avoid maladaptive outcomes.
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The Case Against Boredom

The “experts” say: kids are over-scheduled these days; life is too busy, so let them be bored. But is this really the best advice?
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What To Do When Your Child Lashes Out

Lashing out in anger is something that can easily turn into a habit for our children. Anger is usually based on a strong sense of fear or sadness.
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What To Do When Your Child Lies To You

Studies show that beginning at about the age of three, kids begin lying to conceal things they have done wrong and will readily lie to avoid punishment.

How To Stop Yelling

Let’s face it though; yelling feels terrible. Most parents also admit it rarely works. And research shows it’s bad for our kids.