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10 Tips on Good Parenting

Sadhguru | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents

Parenting involves a certain amount of discretion. There is no one standard rule for all children. Different children may need different levels of attention, expressions of love, and toughness.

Stop, Listen and Validate!

Rachel Cedar | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Rachel Cedar

I'm not naïve about the way that children can treat one another, and I have no doubt that my son will be on the receiving end of teasing at some point in his life, but I certainly wasn't prepared to address it when we needed to be out the door five minutes ago.

5 Basic Rules for Raising Happy Children

Richard Greenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Richard Greenberg

The core strength of a family comes from the leadership that the adults offer. To help parents discover their objectives and define their values, I broke down the process (and it is a process) into five basic behavioral "musts."

A Rebellion of the Scheduling Sort

Emma Jenner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Emma Jenner

Parents claim to want a saner lifestyle where an evening is characterized more by play than by traffic. But what does this new awareness actually mean?

Are We Control Freaks?

Tim Elmore | Posted 10.16.2013 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Perhaps, this is the biggest adjustment we must make: to stop pursuing control. To learn to trust and to enable our kids to navigate their way through life without the misconception that they can control it. Adaptability, not control, should be our aim.

How to Make Sharing and Setting Goals a Fun Family Activity and Why It Is So Important!

Merel Bakker | Posted 08.25.2013 | Parents
Merel Bakker

Discussing our life questions, challenges and goals with our children is not only fun, it also gives a great opportunity to connect with them, to strengthen your children and the family ties.

Throw Away Your Parenting Books

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 01.16.2013 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

Relax, slow down, cancel the Mandarin lessons and put the parenting books back on the shelf. Use them as needed, not as gospel.

How This Parent Will Strive to Disagree Better

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
Bruce Reyes-Chow

I wonder if most parents would be proud if their children interacted the same way at school during passionate disagreements about playground life as their parents do during passionate disagreements about politics?

Parenting Advice from a Non-Parent

Demetria Irwin | Posted 12.07.2011 | Black Voices
Demetria Irwin

I have no children. None. Not one. Yet and still, Moms and Dads, I have some parental advice for you. Hear me out, these are just some of my outside-in observations. See if these things hit home.

How To Avoid Blended Family Blow-Ups

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 10.03.2011 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

Do you remember The Brady Bunch? Mike Brady marries Carol Martin; they each bring into this second marriage three children (three boys, three girls), ...

How to Write an Article About Current Parenting Styles

Alfie Kohn | Posted 08.30.2011 | Style
Alfie Kohn

To maximize the chance of getting your article published, be careful to make exactly the same argument that shows up in every other article on the topic. It sounds like this: "Parents today refuse to set limits for their children."

What Every Stepparent Needs To Know About Stepmonsters

Donna Estes Antebi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Estes Antebi

Most of these exasperated stepmothers don't understand that children who turn them into stepmonsters often do it as a coping mechanism because their little hearts have been ripped out by divorce.