To protect children from popular culture's destructive definitions of failure, give them positive definitions of failure.
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Something happened today that I do not think has ever happened in the history of man kind, it was the kind of something that you know you c...
Our children are craving role models today and if there is to be hope for our children in the future, it has to begin with the parents and the adults.
This coming Sunday is Grandparents Day, and while you may be skeptical about the influence grandparents have on grandchildren, let me tell you their impact is enormous and measurable.
I envisioned sitting down with the boys on a bed and starting with, "When boys and girls get older... " only to have them roll their eyes and groan, "We know about that, dad."
We all want our kids to make good grades in school. However, at the same time, there are so many more important lessons and skills our kids can come home from school with.
During these final days of packing and shopping, find time to talk about these essential ingredients for this major life transition with your college bound students:
Perhaps the mind-body connection is much more powerful than we realize. We all know kids pick up on everything, so perhaps a parent's anxious mind affects a child's sensitive body.
Dr. Snyder knows the secrets of healthy childcare. The first is that it's all energy. Energy over form. Always.
Over the years, I have noticed an increasing problem in many of my teen patients: sleep deprivation.
There has been a shift in parenting behavior from the authoritative superior to wanting to be best friends with your kids -- a trend child psychologis...
How can I expect my children to grow up free from prejudice if I'm still harboring my own?
Americans may not be aware that the price we pay for our growing isolation is increased anxiety.
One of the most stressful things can be helping your child successfully make the transition back to school, and in all likelihood they are not going to be the best sports about it.
Behavior management with children is a way of life, not a one-time application. It is a way of communicating and relating over time.
Babies whose mothers are attentive and caring tend to grow into happy, well-adjusted children. But the psychological benefits of having a doting mot...
Every mom experiences both -- harmful Mommy Guilt and helpful Mommy Wisdom. Discerning the difference is very important.
I used to think that "nature versus nurture" was pretty evenly split, and that we really could shape our kids, impact them, make all the difference. But now I know better: It's 80/20.
Children need adults to regulate their emotional arousal so that a traumatic event is encoded in a way that promotes a healthy concept of themselves and their ability to survive.
Now that I'm a parent, I'm turning against my own kind and am starting a my own revolution. My cause: Resurrecting the use of formal titles.
Parents with babies around Mr. F's age have noticed that it's difficult to tell when their baby is acting out of true need and when their baby is testing boundaries.
Children and teens want to be normal, and when they struggle with psychiatric issues, they tend to have difficulty "fitting in." Differences make these kids vulnerable to bullying.
If you sit in a classroom and never meet the instructor, you will be a number. If you never join an organization, play recreational sports, or volunteer, you will be a number.
Have you noticed that as we get older we require larger amounts of stimulation to engage us? That what once excited us when we were young now doesn't hold the same potency?
Being a parent shouldn't mean that you put your marriage on hold. If your spouse is always second or third on your life's agenda, your marriage will suffer.
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