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By Christopher J. Ferguson Ph.D. on June 14, 2019 in Checkpoints
On Father's Day, let's celebrate good dads, by considering the case of one of the worst dads ever.
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on June 14, 2019 in Between the Lines
Lacking a real identity, are adolescents creating a misleading virtual one?
By Peter Gray Ph.D. on June 14, 2019 in Freedom to Learn
What are the misgivings and fears that prevent parents from freeing their children for independent outdoor play—and how can those fears be overcome?
By Linda Nielsen Ed.D. on June 13, 2019 in Fathers & Daughters
Is your father-daughter relationship troubling you? Wish it was better, don't know what steps to take or worry that it's too late? Dads and daughters, step up and start now.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on June 13, 2019 in The Age of Overindulgence
Most fathers respond to criticism by making a change in their parenting choices and or seeking new advice on the topic of criticism. This is really good news!
By Izzy Kalman on June 13, 2019 in Resilience to Bullying
The world is eagerly awaiting results of Wisconsin's laws that fine parents of bullies. While it is likely to make matters worse, we are ignoring the truly best solution.
By Jessica Troilo Ph.D. on June 12, 2019 in It's All About the Dads
Can fathers help children succeed academically? Fathers can have a long-lasting impact on their kids.
By Jennifer Raikes on June 12, 2019 in Hands Up
Do you remember when you first started pulling your hair or picking your skin? If you started in early adolescence, during summer vacation, you are not alone.
By Christine Fonseca MS on June 12, 2019 in Parenting for a New Generation
Is your child shy or introverted, and does the difference matter?
By Christopher Bergland on June 12, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Criticism can lead some men to become less confident, less involved parents.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on June 12, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
How can we find the right balance in advocating for our children? Help them find their creative struggle.
By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on June 12, 2019 in The Moment of Youth
Is unhealthy risk-taking during adolescence inevitable? New research sheds light on common misconceptions about parenting teenagers.
By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D. on June 11, 2019 in Laugh, Cry, Live
When you practice Accept & Accompany, you are a nonjudgmental witness and companion, which enables you to have a therapeutic, compassionate presence that eases parents’ suffering.
By Sara Au on June 11, 2019 in Stress-Free Discipline
For parents who need help explaining personal boundaries, interactions with others and sexual consent, this tool can help.
By Azmaira H. Maker Ph.D. on June 11, 2019 in Helping Kids Cope
Are you struggling to explain your pregnancy loss to your other children? A healthy conversation can go a long way.
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on June 11, 2019 in Between the Lines
Why are parents so scared of their adult children?
By American Psychoanalytic Association on June 11, 2019 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
When the time comes for junior to take over the family business, it can be psychologically difficult for fathers. Here are some tips.
By Lindsay B. Jernigan Ph.D. on June 11, 2019 in License to Shine
An elite soccer coach sees firsthand how gender roles influence girls' and boys' perceptions of their successes and failures.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on June 11, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
Society is failing its boys. Here's how parents can help them.
By Marjorie L. Baldwin Ph.D. on June 10, 2019 in Beyond Schizophrenia
What the cannabis industry and state legislators are not telling parents about the dangers of marijuana use in adolescence.
By Viorica Marian Ph.D. on June 10, 2019 in Language and Mind
Learning another language in school can provide long-term benefits.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on June 10, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Growing up as an only child can be very empowering from all the attention parents pay and all the investment they make, while their expectations can also create a lot of pressure
By Lee Bare Ph.D. on June 10, 2019 in Boys Will Be Boys
Helping teenage boys develop intrinsic motivation.
By Kevin Mitchell, Ph.D. on June 10, 2019 in Innate
Children are not blank slates. But that doesn't mean they're hardwired.
By Geoffrey Greif Ph.D. on June 09, 2019 in Buddy System
A preliminary look at gay men and lesbians' in-law relationships post-Obergefell.
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