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!
Halloween is here, stirring up that tricky mix of playfulness and fear in the little ones. Why do kids often revel in the scary? How can we help them cope with real fear both in and out of spooky season? Michael Crowley, child psychologist and researcher at the Yale Child Study Center, shares some insight into the inner workings of fright in early childhood.
Best selling author, pediatrician and parenting consultant Cara Natterson offers advice for parents to help limit their child’s exposure to online porn and form healthier screen habits.
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Having a healthy, loving relationship with your spouse can be challenging once you become parents. Dr. Pamela Varady shares tips on how to keep the flame alive and strengthen your family in the process.
It is tempting to allow a child to remain blissfully ignorant of racial issues for as long as possible. But at what age should we begin to help them form a foundation for understanding racial difference? Dr. Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, continues this important conversation.
Kristen Howerton, of Rage Against the Minivan, struggles to figure out whether she should share her adopted son’s attachment related behaviorial issues with his teachers.
Is divorce always a bad thing? Can it ever be the best move for your family? Dr. JoAnne Pedro-Carroll answers all our questions about this difficult topic and how it may affect your kids.
How much should we protect our children from the realities of life? Are we doing them a disservice? Iben Sandahl, Author of The Danish Way of Parenting talks to us about the benefits of exposing our children to “unhappy endings.”
You’re at a play date, and the next thing you know your child has launched a fist into the back of his pal. What now? Author and Parent Educator, Elizabeth Pantley, is here with answers on what to do to help curb childhood aggression.