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'Are We There Yet?' The Worst Parenting Mistakes for Impatient Kids
Author of Keep Calm and Parent On
We cannot expect our children to come into the world as patient and understanding as the Buddha. Teaching them patience teaches them how to operate in the world as healthy, well-adjusted adults. It teaches them how to monitor their emotions and how to think of others.
Not That Talented
Charles Cole III
I need to actively break down these cognitive barriers that society firmly supplants into the psyche of our children, hell, of our men, young and old.
Good Parenting: Do as I Do (Sometimes)
Michael M. Osit, Ed.D.
The adage "practice what you preach" applies to parenting in a very meaningful way. Children copy and mimic their parents' mannerisms, attitudes, and behavior. Even the most oppositional child has the parents' imprint, whether they consciously imitate them or not.
Separate the Real Role Models From the Fake
CEO, Garcia Trujillo
Finding a good mentor is a smart way to stay on track as your pursue your goals in life. The best role models aren't usually athletes, TV icons, rock stars or supermodels. The best role models are around us and in front of us every day. They are parents and teachers.
Using Trauma to Spark Change in the New Year
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.
Psychologist and author, 'Face It'
As we enter 2013, the acute pain of the Sandy Hook massacre is beginning to recede. While some people yearn to move on, others vow never to forget. As part of the healing process, I suggest we do both. Action aimed at creating something meaningful can go a long way toward recovery.
Who Should Be Famous? Poet Toni Blackman Weighs In
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson
The Beauty of a Positive Role Model
Singer-songwriter, actress and PSI Ambassador
If a girl is going to reach her dreams or even change the world, she needs a woman in her corner to help her see her full potential.
Third World America: Is Living a Normal Life a Political Statement?
Best selling lottery and structured settlement expert
America is going through economic chaos. But a lot of other things are going on, too. There aren't enough of us living normal, stable lives.
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