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By Tina Gilbertson LPC, BC-TMH on June 15, 2019 in Constructive Wallowing
How do parents get respect from a generation that grew up not respecting their elders?
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on June 15, 2019 in How To Do Life
A dog owner’s not-random act of kindness.
By Christian L. Hart Ph.D. on June 14, 2019 in The Nature of Deception
All children eventually learn to lie, but the socialization they are exposed to at home and at school appears to influence the degree to which they try to deceive others.
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 Viorica Marian Ph.D. on June 10, 2019 in Language and Mind
Learning another language in school can provide long-term benefits.
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.
By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on June 09, 2019 in Contemplating Divorce
Couples may think they only have two choices when standing at a marital crossroads, but they may have as many as 10.
By Bernard Golden, Ph.D. on June 08, 2019 in Overcoming Destructive Anger
Parents and mental health providers too often overlook the negative impact of sibling bullying. It needs to be recognized and addressed.
By Laurie J Watson LMFT, LPC on June 08, 2019 in Married and Still Doing It
Forty-five percent of couples in treatment to help with infertility report having sexual difficulties. Sex "on the clock" creates pressure, boredom, and more.
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on June 07, 2019 in The Asymmetric Brain
Do kids of left-handed parents have a higher chance of being left-handed themselves? Here's what the science says.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on June 07, 2019 in Insight Therapy
Daycare is a part of life for most American children. Unfortunately, the current state of American daycare is far from optimal.
By Devon Frye on June 05, 2019 in Brainstorm
The disproportionate increase in female suicide is alarming, researchers say, and highlights the need for new, tailored prevention strategies.
By Vanessa LoBue Ph.D. on June 03, 2019 in The Baby Scientist
Parents often anticipate that magical moment when their babies take their first steps. Here's how crawling and walking changes the world for babies and for parents.
By R. Douglas Fields Ph.D. on June 02, 2019 in The New Brain
A new study shows that disruptions in a stable family environment adversely influence brain electrical activity in children, with effects that can persist in the teen brain.
By Diana Graber M.A. on May 29, 2019 in Raising Humans in a Digital World
Why are we all still falling for fake news? Research explains why.
By Esther Wojcicki on May 29, 2019 in How to Raise Successful People
You have to trust that you know what’s best, for your child and your family.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on May 27, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Putting tasks off until later can become burdensome when future obligations pile up, while chronic delay may cause personal stress and aggravation in others
By Esther Wojcicki on May 22, 2019 in How to Raise Successful People
Letting kids take the lead when they’re young is important training for parents.
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on May 21, 2019 in Beauty Sick
Which comes first, depression or increased social media use? New research addresses the “chicken or the egg” question.
By Preston Ni M.S.B.A. on May 19, 2019 in Communication Success
How we handle anger can make the difference between calmness or agitation, proactive or reactive, and equanimity or suffering.
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on May 18, 2019 in Going Beyond Intelligence
Set the stage for a successful change in your family’s structure by being strong, loving, and confident when you tell your child about what’s happening next.
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