Modern Parenting (85)

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Developing a Child’s Self-Esteem

Ten insightful behaviors/attitudes to *avoid* if you want to raise your child with strong self-esteem with Wendy Young of Kidlutions.

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Should You Force A Child to Say I’m Sorry?

Should kids learn to always say “I’m sorry” or is it an empty phrase if they don’t really mean it? As parents, should we enforce apologizing as a show of good manners or let those words go when they seem insincere? The debate rages on as child experts, Lauri Berkenkamp and Susan Stiffelman add their insight to the mix.

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The Key to Kids and Tech is Curiosity

Technology is here to stay. What’s best for our kids? Jonathan Mugan, author of “The Curiosity Cycle: Preparing your Child for the Ongoing Technological Explosion” shares.

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The Science of Parental Love

What is it that makes us feel crazy love for our children (even when they drive us nuts?!) We turn to science for the answer.

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Love and Marriage…and Kids

How important is it to make a real point of showing love to your partner in front of the children? “Very!” says Dr. Laura Markham.

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Redirecting the Holiday “Gimmes”

PRESENTS! The children have been waiting all year. But how can parents give to their kids without nurturing a sense of entitlement? Parenting expert, Betsy Brown Braun kicks in some great tips and scripts to help parents counter the excessive expectations of the Holidays.

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Avoiding the Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting Trap

What does it mean when your child prefers one parent over the other? The Good Cop/Bad Cop phase can be a challenging one for families. We spoke to Eileen Kennedy-Moore PhD about how to work through it and avoid this parenting trap!

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