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Limits

How Much Discipline Does a Young Child Need?

Diana Grycan | Posted 10.05.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

By the time your child is in school, I know you have heard the word "consistency" used in some kind of parenting advice. If you are consistent, kind and firm but clear, your child will be able to internalize good behavior.

The Right Wing and the School Food Calorie Kerfuffle

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.28.2012 | Education
Bettina Elias Siegel

The school lunch calorie issue is getting particular traction in right-wing media outlets and I've already told you about Republican congressmen seeking to repeal the calorie caps, calling the new regulations "the nanny state personified."

Beautiful Limits

Juliet Asante | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Juliet Asante

May we learn to live with limits and understand that enough is the point at which we become human again... ascended and not descended from our ancestors, the ape.

'How Do I Get My Friend to Grow Up?'

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.09.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

If the worst were to happen and she was left alone, I know she'd come to me first, and I can't support her. I can't afford it. I

Growth And Comfort: How Uncomfortable Are You Willing To Be?

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Levi Ben-Shmuel

One wonderful thing about staying in the discomfort zone is the chance to explore who we think we are. Instead of running on autopilot, being uncomfortable in a new situation allows us to question self-imposed beliefs and limits.

Trapped in a friendship: Try being honest

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, I have a certain friend with whom I've grown very close over a relatively short period of time (a little over a year). She is an ...

7 Tips for saying NO to a friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Saying NO can unravel a friendship but sometimes there's no way around it. Many of us have a hard time saying NO to a friend. When someone's a tru...

Love, Limits, Letting Go: Good Enough for Obama

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

If your kids are in high school, here is what you can practice: Tell them how much you believe in them, and prove it by practicing the art of letting go.