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Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Battling Stress At A Young Age May Actually Extend Lifespan

Stress is hardly considered a good thing, but a surprising new study finds that experiencing adversity early on in life may just extend one's lifespan.

News | News

WATCH: Israel Treats Critically Ill Kurdish Children

WATCH: Israel Treats Critically IllKurdish Children h/t unitedwithisrael.org Israel steps in to provide lifesaving treatment to Kurdish children, whose people have come under attack by Turkish thug Recep Erdogan. Denied a homeland of their own by brutal d

Psychology | Psychology

Neuroscience shows that our gut instincts about only children are right

Kids with no siblings get all their parents' attention, but are their brains different?

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Best Children’s Libraries in the USA

From special kids programming to incredible sculptures, these libraries make sure kids get a whole lot more than story time.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

14 Secrets to Being a Happy Parent

Here are common parental expectations and how (and why) it's ok to let them go.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best New IKEA Products for Kids!

From arts and crafts to toy and furniture, we found the best new products for kids at IKEA.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses

From historical landmarks to places where staircases end in the ceilings, discover these real-life mystery houses!

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

‘I was an intruder’: what it’s like to be your parents’ least favourite child

Many mothers and fathers admit to having a preferred child – and experts say that being a sidelined sibling can cause serious problems

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Exposure to Air Pollution Bad for Kids Mental Health

Three studies have found that exposure to air pollution in the United States may be especially detrimental to children's mental health.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 5 Things

Children who grow up to be high achievers have parents who do these things differently.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Preying on Children: The Emerging Psychology of Pedophiles

Images of child sex abuse have reached a crisis point on the internet. Now, science is beginning to shed light on why people abuse children in the first place.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Right Age to Get a Family Pet

Experts weigh in on the signs your kid is ready for a family pet.

Family & Parenting | Kids

16 Easy snd Creative Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids - Southern Living

Thanksgiving crafts for kids can keep little helpers busy while teaching them the importance of the season. From decorative paper turkeys to leaf

Family & Parenting | Kids

Epic Corn Mazes Across the Country

Nothing says fall activty better than a wander through a corn maze.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How do you find water bears (tardigrades) in the wild? | The Kid Should See This

Tardigrades (also called water bears or moss piglets) refer to over 1,150 species of microscopic aquatic animals that can be found in moss, ferns,

Family & Parenting | Kids

9 Ways to Minimize Stress & Anxiety in Kids

Stress and anxiety are normal intermittent experiences for kids but they are not normal as chronic companions. Here's how you can help minimize stress and anxiety and help your kids be their most healthy selves.

Family & Parenting | Kids

11 Reasons Why Chores Make Kids More Successful (According to Studies)

You’ve been there before: dinner is over, you’ve got a pile of dishes to clear and the kids are—surprisingly—nowhere to be found. It’s a rare kid who clamors to scrub the kitchen, but studies show that assigning chores helps children build life skills and grow into well-adjusted young adults.

Family & Parenting | Kids

IKEA Store Life Hacks

These cheap items from IKEA will change your life.

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students “gender unicorn” identity cards

A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. 

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How Limitations Can Stir Pre-schoolers Interests

If you want your kids to eat healthier, offer them less healthy food.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

My kids hate each other—and I'm afraid that will never change

One of the reasons I had two kids was so they'd have each other to lean on as adults. But now it seems like they might not even end up on speaking terms.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Children’s Museums in Los Angeles

Looking for the best kids museums? These family-favorite museums are some of the best in the world and luckily, in Los Angeles.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Blogs and Articles

Don’t Get Mad, Get Involved: Helping Your Child with Class Behavioral Issues | Eleanor Haspel-Portner | Conscious Life

No parent likes hearing that their child is acting out in class. At first, most of us want to blame ourselves and figure out what we’ve done wrong. When we come up empty, we tend to put the blame on our child, and sometimes we even get angry. The truth

News | News

WATCH: Israelis Save Lives of Thousands of Kids from 60 Countries Around World!

WATCH: Israelis Save Lives of Thousands of Kids from 60 Countries Around World! Thanks to United with Israel It started with a dream of physicians to share their knowledge and medical skills with the world, explains Dr. Anat Engel, director of Wolfson Med

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Inside the Elementary School Where Drug Addiction Sets the Curriculum

About half of the student body at one Ohio elementary school has witnessed drug use at home. Educators spend time every day teaching the children how to cope.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Family First Aid Kit List

Here's your list of what every family should have in their home First Aid Kit.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Baby born size of an apple defies odds to survive

Baby Saybie was given just hours to live when she was born weighing just 245g (8.6oz) in San Diego.

Family & Parenting | Kids

This Utah Elementary School Has a Book Vending Machine to Foster a Love of Reading

Granger Elementary in West Valley City, Utah, just installed a vending machine that dispenses books instead of potato chips.

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

This Mom's Facebook Post About Expectations For Working Mothers Resonated With Many

It’s not news that motherhood is hard. From before you have the first ultrasound until after your children graduate college, parenting doesn’t stop. But one mom’s Facebook post about expectations for working mothers shows that 3 a.m. diaper changes…

Family & Parenting | Parenting

What It’s Really Like to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom

What It’s Really Like to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom - What to expect if you choose to stay at home with your baby -- this article dispels the myths about SAHMs. Get information and advice about life as a new parent at TheBump.com.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Tech teams at Alyn Hospital hack big health ideas for small patients

At medical center's annual make-a-thon, tech experts, entrepreneurs and medical professionals work to develop assistive technologies for children with disabilities

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Reading Books To Your Children Every Day Is Worth A Million, Literally - Study Finds

A recent Ohio State University study that found reading five books a day to your children exposes them to about 1.4 million more words by kindergarten than those children who did not have books read to them.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Teaching Children Mindfulness

In our practice, we've noticed how more and more adults are becoming familiar with the concept of mindfulness. We know that mindfulness benefits us and improves

Advice & Self-Help | Pregnancy

How Long to Wait Between Pregnancies, According to New Research

Read about a new study claiming the ideal time to wait between pregnancies is 12 to 18 months.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

10 Best Parenting Podcasts to Keep You Going Strong

Whether you’re in need of some sage advice or a hearty laugh, give a listen to one of these hilarious and super-helpful parenting podcasts.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Get the Kids Out the Door on Time in the Morning

“Either you have a pleasant morning or everyone gets to school on time.” 

Humor | Humor

Three-Year-Old Girl 'Takes Down' Boy With Headlock

Three-Year-Old Girl 'Takes Down' Boy With Headlock And Offers Hilarious Explanation

Family & Parenting | Kids

4 Tips for the Single Working Mom

A single mother herself, this contributor starts out with the tip, 'You're not alone.'

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Why 'Gender Neutral Parenting' Is Child Abuse

NBC reports on a parenting trend with a name as stupid as the thing itself: "theybies." This is the designation certain upper-class, white, liberal parents have given to their childr

Politics | Politics

LA teachers strike was a fight about charter schools, not students

Don't let myths perpetuate a massive, outdated system. The hope for students lies in charter schools. That's what public education should look like.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Washington measles cases rise, leading to a state of emergency - CNN

As of Sunday, there are 35 confirmed cases of measles in Washington state. Gov. Jay Inslee has already declared a state of emergency.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Air Pollution May Increase Risk Of Autism In Children By 78 Percent - Study Finds

As scientists begin to delve more deeply into the effects of air pollution on very young children, they've unearthed an alarming statistic: exposure to fine pollution particles may increase the risk of children developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by

Advice & Self-Help | Tips & Tricks

8 Things Kids Need to Do By Themselves Before They’re 13

How do you raise competent adults if you're always doing everything for your kids?

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Pediatricians Say Kids Need Simple Toys, Not iPads And Electronics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a statement that explains why basic toys like blocks are healthier for kids than gadgets and screens.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Clean Your Kid’s Backpack

Don't just replace your kid's dirty backpack! Follow these tips to clean, wash and disinfect your kid's backpack and it will soon be looking like new again.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Ski Resorts for Kids

Discover the best beginner ski resorts to get your kids in on the action and you on the slopes.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Family Games & Conversation Starters to Try This Holiday Season

We've got ice breaker games, conversation starters and family games perfect for when everyone gathers this holiday season.

Family & Parenting | Kids

19 Holiday Light Displays That Sparkle All Season

Get inspired by these lightacular homes and festive neighborhoods. The best places to see Christmas lights in the greater Los Angeles area.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The Best Pizza in Los Angeles

In honor of National Pizza Day, we rounded up our favorite pizza shops in Los Angeles. Read on to see where to score the best slice.

Food & Drink | Food

Best Hamburger Spots for Los Angeles Kids

Wondering where to eat the best hamburgers with kids in Los Angeles? Try one of these places where you can find Los Angeles' best hamburgers.

Food & Drink | Food

Peppermint Bark Oreos Launch for the 2018 Holiday Season | Food & Wine

The cookies feature “peppermint flavored crème with crunchy sugar crystals.”

Family & Parenting | Kids

Gluten and Allergy-Free Halloween Candy

Here is a great list of popular Gluten, Allergy, and Nut-Free candy for your kids and trick-or-treaters.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Parents Should Always Have These 8 Items on Hand, Doctors Say

Before you leave the house, consider adding these 8 important items to your bag.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Museum of illusions - Top Los Angeles Attraction for the Whole Family

Museum of Illusions is the premier place to enjoy 3D optical illusions in Los Angeles. Located on the famous Hollywood Boulevard, this LA museum is sure to please visitors of every age. Tourists who are looking for fun places in LA should add this to thei

Family & Parenting | Kids

What to Do with Kids in Santa Monica, CA

From world-class views of the stars to checking out some stellar aviation history, here are 30 of our favorite things do, west of the 405.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Home Storage Solutions for Kids’ Gear

We searched for solutions you need and came up with tips to find creative and budget hacks that'll revolutionize family storage methods.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Video Games You Can Feel Good About Your Kid Playing After School

Check out these great games that you can "yes" to after school—or anytime.

Psychology | Personality

Why Children From Abusive Families Analyze Every Single Detail

It is a well-known fact our families are one of the guiding factors that shape our personalities while we're growing up. Parents raise us to the best of their

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Vigorous Activity During Childhood Cuts Heart Disease Risk Later In Life - Study Finds

There are plenty of immediate and short-term benefits for children who regularly play sports, but a recent study shows that physically fit children may have the healthiest hearts during their adult years. 

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Frightening Number Of Parents Text, Check Social Media While Driving - With Kids In Tow - Study Finds

Distracted driving causes about one in four traffic-related deaths and injuries. A statistic like that should make people, particularly parents, want to put that cell phone away while driving. But do they?

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Sleep Quality Affects Children's Eating Habits, Linked To Obesity - Study Finds

Children who struggle to sleep soundly may battle eating issues and struggle to maintain a healthy weight over time, a recent study finds.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Trader Joe’s Food That Even Picky Eaters Will Love

Kids who are picky eaters will love these picks from Trader Joe's.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

Why ‘Risky’ Playgrounds Are Making a Comeback - CityLab

The modern playground has become mind-numbingly standard-issue. There’s a movement afoot to bring “adventure” back into play.

Food & Drink | Food

The Best Ice Cream in Los Angeles

Some of Red Tricycle's favorite frozen treats around Los Angeles: Ice Cream, Fro-yo, Gelato...yum!

Health & Fitness | Health

Doctor’s orders: Let children just play | National | bakersfield.com

Imagine a drug that could enhance a child’s creativity, critical thinking and resilience. Imagine that this drug were simple to make, safe to take, and could be had for free.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean ride updates

“I kept thinking of a little girl riding that boat right now. Is this a scene we want her to be seeing?”

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Backpacks for Kids

School-aged kids need cool backpacks and we've found some of the cutest ones out there.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The best universities in the world, according to QS - Business Insider

Every year QS ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, as well as international reputation.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Disney will permanently allow dogs in some resorts, theme park blogger reports - Orlando Sentinel

Last year, Disney announced it planned to charge $50 to $75 a night to cover cleaning fees and allow visitors to bring their dogs.

Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

Vintage Disneyland photos show the park in the 1960s

Take a trip back in time with these pictures of Disneyland from the summer of 1969. See what's different and what stayed pretty much the same at the beloved California park.

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

Pictures of 15 Things to Do to Avoid Spanking

Experts say spanking can do long-term damage to your child. Here are some things to try instead.

Health & Fitness | Health

Childhood Skin Problems Slideshow: Images of Common Rashes and Skin Conditions in Children

Hives, ringworm, warts: just a few skin conditions often seen in babies and children. How can you recognize these common childhood conditions -- and is home treatment possible?

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

12 things you must tell your grownup child if you haven't already

As a parent of adult kids, you might assume you've said it all. But here are 12 things your child needs to hear from you as an adult. If you hadn't said it before, do it more often

Family & Parenting | Kids

First-Of-Its-Kind 'Play Disney Parks' Mobile App Debuts This Week at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort | Ma

BURBANK, Calif., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests can explore the Disney theme parks like never before with the Play Disney Parks mobile app, a transfor...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Free things you can get at Disney - Business Insider

Disney World and Disneyland vacations can be pricey, but luckily there are some things you can get for no charge. Here's a list of things you can get for free at the Disney parks.

Politics | Politics

Years of backlash: Obama policy on illegal immigrants' children was also slammed by critics | Fox News

On a near-daily basis, the Trump administration is being denounced by critics as being inhumane and un-American for a “zero tolerance policy” towards illegal border crossers that calls for most to be detained and criminally prosecuted while their chil

Music | Music

Dear Cool Dads and Moms: Stop Bringing Your Children To Concerts

They won’t have fun. You won’t have fun. The people around you definitely won’t have fun.

Science & Technology | Technology

Roblox tricks kids into coding with 'Jurassic Park'

Roblox is something of a mix between a game and a development platform. It allows users to play games developed by other people, as well as create their own gam...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Things to Do in Mar Vista with Kids

From coffee and bowling to farmer's markets and time travel trinkets, Mar Vista should be on your bucket list of places to visit with kids.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Nostalgic Summer Bucket List: Ways to Give Your Kid a 1980s summer

Here's how to give your kids an unplugged, retro summer a la Stranger Things.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parenting Style Quiz

Parenting works best when parents are compatible in their parenting style. Discover what your parenting style is with this quick scientific quiz.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Water Safety Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

Before you head out into the water this summer, be sure and read up on the top ways to prevent drowning and injury in the water.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Your child may have a higher risk of cancer if you keep your house too clean, study says

A study published in the journal Nature Reviews Cancer found that children in "overly clean" houses are more likely to develop acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common type of cancer in kids. Exposure to other kids and breastfeeding reduces the risk.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Tiny Homes Perfect for Vacation Rentals

Go small on your next family trip and try out these amazing tiny home vacation rentals.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best New Rides & Attractions Opening in 2018

These amusement park rides and attractions are worth the trip!

Health & Fitness | Health

Lack of sleep leads to obesity in children and adolescents - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University of Warwick has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of the same age ..

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Positive Parenting and the Brain

You're never going to look back on your life and say, "I wish hadn't been so kind to my children!"

Psychology | Psychology

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD Is Largely A Fraud

If anyone has the professional expertise and moral authority to compare psychology to a rotten piece of furniture, it is Jerome Kagan...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kids Room Cleaning Ideas

If your kid room needs a major cleaning, try out these ideas on how to effectively clean your room and get rid of stuff.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Use Secret Netflix Codes to Find Better Kids Shows

Secret codes are the key to finding even better shows for your kids to watch on Netflix.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Math questions from the SATs that everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT. Can you solve these 8 common problems?

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Children and Perfectionism - How to Help Children Manage the Thoughts That Drive Perfectionism -

Perfectionism in children is driven by anxiety. There is nothing wrong with having high standards but the problem with perfectionism is that enough is never enough. It's exhausting and when perfectionism takes over, the whip-cracking chase for 'good enoug

Family & Parenting | Kids

Alexa Skills & Games Just for Kids

Here are some awesome Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun with their home assistant.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Help Your Kids Overcome Anxiety

Whether your kid is scared of monsters or fearful of going to preschool, here's how to help your kid overcome his/her anxieties and fears.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

When Is a Child Instagram-Ready?

I waited to draw up a social media contract for my 9-year-old until I could see where the trouble spots were. I found them fast.

Health & Fitness | Health

Preventing Temper Tantrums in Children: Strategies and Tips for Parents

When do you ignore your child's temper tantrum? When do you take action? WebMD provides tips and strategies to help you navigate a normal childhood behavior.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How To Organize LEGO

One genius way is Swoop Bags - a simple toy storage bag that contains the LEGO mess while kids play around the bag. Kids love to play with toys, but when it comes time to cleanup that can be another story.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Things Parents Used to Say That Would Shock Millennial Parents Today

Parents used to threaten kids with spankings, tell them to stop crying, and send them to bed without dinner. Here are a few more things today's helicopter parents would be shocked to learn people used to say to their children.

News | News

The embryo that is just a year younger than the mother who birthed her - CNN

The longest-cryopreserved human embryo to result in a successful birth was conceived and frozen in 1992 and born last month.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

You Don't Really Know Yourself

For the most part, people are unaware that their lives are controlled and regulated by negative attitudes toward themselves that represent a basic aspect of their identity

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Telemedicine is as effective as in-person visits for children with asthma

New study shows patients who live far from allergists can still get specialty care.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Where to Find the Best Pizza in LA

These 14 perfect pizza places please every palate in the family.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The ‘Problem Child’ Is a Child, Not a Problem

Suspending or expelling young students for behavior they can’t control makes matters worse. There is a better way.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

How to Help Your Child Strengthen Against Peer Pressure

Peer pressure is a powerful force that can shape a person’s life, often for the worst. Here's what you need to know to guide them through peer pressure.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

When They Say This ... They Might Need You To Know This. How to Deepen Your Connection and Increase Your Influence With

When we see through their words to the needs and feelings beneath, we deepen our connection, expand our influence, and become more able to guide them.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Under our noses: ADHD & Sleep

I tend to read the papers, such as those linking obstructive sleep apnea and ADHD, which support my contention that sleep deprivation is a major contributor.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

‘The Pills Are Everywhere’: How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims

Increasingly, toddlers and young children are being found unconscious or dead after consuming an adult’s drugs.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Compassionate Parenting

We teach children self-regulation by modeling our more humane values.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

How Children Inherit Anxiety And Depression From Their Parents

New study provides insights into how parents pass anxiety and depression onto their children.

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

What the First Year of Life Looks Like Through the Eyes of a Baby | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Algorithm That Makes Preschoolers Obsessed With YouTube Kids - The Atlantic

Surprise eggs and slime are at the center of an online realm that’s changing the way the experts think about human development.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science : NPR Ed : NPR

A developmental framework for building 21st century skills — no technology or money required.

Politics | The War On Gender

I’m a Pediatrician. How Transgender Ideology Has Infiltrated My Field and Produced Large-Scale Child Abuse.

Transgender ideology is intruding into the lives of the most innocent among us, and with the apparent growing support of the medical community.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

How to Get Kids to Listen | PragerU

Why is it so hard for so many parents and teachers to get kids to do as they are told? Because too many adults have followed some very bad advice. Family psychologist John Rosemond offers some useful tips on how to get the little barbarians to listen.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

6 Parenting 'Fails' That Are Actually Wins | Parents

Good news: A "fail" on your part may actually lead to a great learning experience for your child.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Books That Help Kids Know and Love Themselves | Brightly

We want our kids to know their strengths and understand their uniqueness and embrace both. These books can help kids know and love all of who they are.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Bob Ross was the inspiration behind this couple's hilarious pregnancy announcement

Beyoncé might have given us the best pregnancy announcement of 2017, but this couple comes in pretty close with a tribute to everyone's favorite public television painter: Bob Ross.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class

Movement stimulates the brain and may help students become better learners.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Gifted Students at High Risk for ADHD Misdiagnosis

Critics must combat ADHD and Common Core with demands for intellectual rigor as well as recess.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

When Do Children Start Making Long-Term Memories?

Dima Amso, an associate professor in the department of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences at Brown University, answers

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Self-Control is Important Predictor of Success: Increase it In Kids

A world renowned study thas found self-control is one of the greatest predictors of future success and happiness. How to increase self-control in children.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Nobody came to her birthday party. Then Bryce saved the day.

Bryce came to Brooke's 5th birthday party...and it meant a whole bunch to her.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

15 Reasons To Love Middle Children

They usually have it the toughest, but this only makes them more lovable creatures

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How Parents Can (and Should) Utilize Principles of Play Therapy

The goals of play therapy easily translate into the goals of parenting: a good mix of responsiveness and nurturance, clear communication and firm boundaries

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Here’s Why You Should Pay Your Children to Eat Their Vegetables

A study shows that offering a small, short-term cash incentive to children to eat more-healthful foods can lead to long-term healthier eating habits.

Family & Parenting | Kids

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents about appropriate screen time amounts from infant to age 18.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Former anti-vaxxer felt ‘really guilty’ after her family contracted a deadly disease

“It was awful and it didn’t have to happen because I could have had them vaccinated. I felt guilty, I felt really guilty,” Kristen O’Meara said about her three children catching rotavirus.

Science & Technology | Tech

How to make computer coding child’s play | Technology | The Guardian

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

10 Current Psychology Studies Every Parent Should Know

Whether parents are happier than non-parents, why siblings are so different, the perils of discipline, bedtimes, TV and more…

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

Respected Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan says the rise in ADHD is the result of “fuzzy diagnostic practices” that only benefit big pharma and psychiatrists.