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Fostering Independence

Why Alone Time Is So Important for Boys And Girls

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Modern parents are almost obsessed with filling up their children's time. There are after-school classes, team sports, camps, lessons. What's often missing from the schedule is valuable time spent alone.

The Stuck-at-Home Generation

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 06.11.2012 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

While independence is a part of happiness, so is connectedness. Past generations may have gone too far, making oh-so-independent Americans less connected to friends and family.