Whether it be a look, a facial expression, or a word spoken, it can be too easy to get our feelings hurt. How can we learn how to handle these situations correctly and deal with them as soon as possible?
theartistsmanifesto: Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) pursued painting as a career during a time when art was deemed only to be an amusing accomplishment for women. Children Playing on the Beach, 1884, Oil on canvas.
Column: 12 alternatives to timeouts when kids are at their worst
One day we were trying to steer our daughter’s behavior by imposing timeouts and taking toys away and limiting TV time whenever she went astray. And the next, we weren’t. Did she start running roughshod over our house, our feelings and our rules? She did not.
The decline of play in preschoolers — and the rise in sensory issues
How much does your to-do list bring you connection, joy, and contentment? This to-do list is a set of intentions designed to fill my family's love tanks and build a stronger bond with each of my loved ones.
It’s Okay If Your 5-Year-Old Isn’t Ready For Kindergarten
every child learn the difference between a fact, a pseudo-fact and hierarchies of evidence. When it comes to something as simple and commonplace as looking up a medication, any 8-year-old should be able to tell what kind of website he’s looking at and to ask questions like: Is this the site for the company that makes the medication? Or for their competitor? Or for a shill company set up to advocate for the medication?
The Decline of Play and the Rise in Children's Psychological Disorders
Rates of depression and anxiety among young people in America have been increasing steadily for the past 50 to 70 years. Today, by at least some estimates, five to eight times as many high school and college students meet the criteria for diagnosis of major depression and/or anxiety disorder as was true half a century or more ago. This increased psychopathology is not the result of changed diagnostic criteria; it holds even when the measures and criteria are constant.