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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

The 7 Best Things I Did For Myself As a First Time Mom

Becoming a mom comes with a lot of changes, but taking care of yourself needs to be prioritized. Here are 7 ways to help set yourself up for success.

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.

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

Family & Parenting | Parenting

The 5 Stages of Sleep Loss When You Have a Baby | Pregnant Chicken

I’ve discovered that the five stages of grief & the five stages of sleep loss have uncanny similarities. From denial to acceptance, we cover them all.

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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

In the Age of Media Here's How to Teach Girls Self-Worth

Michelle Cove, MEDIAGIRLS founder, shares her tips on how to promote self worth, teach young women confidence, and reframe negativity on social media.

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.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Another Study Shows Teens Do Better with Later Start Times

Researchers discovered that middle and high school students slept longer and were less likely to be too drowsy to finish their homework if their schools started later in the morning.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Teens Bonds with Parents Impact How "Fast" They "Grow Up"

Whereas many parents recall rebelling as teens and plotting ways to distance themselves from their parents — including getting their driver’s license and moving out of the house — that desire for independence seems to have waned.

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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Increase in Glasses for Teens Linked to Screen Time

A new study is warning parents that all that screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Find out What Is the Right Room Temperature for a Newborn

While chilly temperatures can make a baby fussy, an overheated room can increase the risk of ​sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).​​

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 | Parenting

Introducing Solids: When to Start Baby Food

Use this baby food starter guide to know when baby may be ready for solids and how to introduce those foods into baby's diet safely.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

How to Make Bringing Baby Home Less Stressful

Plan ahead to make the transition home from the hospital go smoothly with these smart tips for new parents from the experts at The Bump.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Your Guide to Tummy Time

What is tummy time? After so many hours spent sleeping on their backs, babies need practice using their neck muscles. Here, learn the basics of this crucial activity, including when to start tummy time.

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

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Parents, Here’s How to Avoid Doing Battle With Your Picky Eater

Accommodating a finicky diner in the family can be frustrating, but forcing foods isn't the answer.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

10 Weird Things That Happen When You Bring Baby Home From The Hospital, According To Moms

You've had a baby. Congratulations! Your life will never be the same. No really, like never. As a mother of two, I can tell you that every day is an adventure. That's the word us veterans say to the rookies because "adventure" sounds better than

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Rights If They're Stopped By Police

Here's how to talk to your children about their rights, how to show respect to the police, and the hard truth that officers sometimes abuse their power.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

New law requiring rear-facing car seats for kids 2 and under goes into effect July 1

Starting on July 1, a new law will make it mandatory for all children who are two years old or younger to be in a rear facing car seat, or until they meet the minimum weight requirements for a forward facing car seat.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Technology is Distracting Parents from Connecting. Time to Unplug!

“Technoference” and how screens are disrupting parents’ most important relationship.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

13 Funny Stories About Sleep Deprivation From New Parents | Fatherly

From falling asleep standing up at work to accidentally putting breast milk in their cereal, here are 13 funny stories of sleep-deprived parents.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Having 'Cold,' Unsupportive Mother Linked To Premature Aging, Increased Disease Risk - Study Finds

People who were raised by emotionally-closed or unsupportive mothers are more prone to premature aging and disease later in life, a new study finds.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps

As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week. While the company...

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Tummy Time: When to Start and How to do

Wondering when to start baby on tummy time? Learn why tummy time is important to baby development and how it make fun.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Anxiety in preschoolers needs its own kind of therapy | Science News

Researchers are seeking ways to break the link between preschool worries and adult anxiety.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Choosing a Safe and All-Natural Teether for Your Baby

The low-down on plastic, rubber, silicone, wood and fabric teethers. Who knew choosing an all-natural teether could be so complicated?

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

NIMH » Release of “13 Reasons Why” Associated with Increase in Youth Suicide Rates

A study conducted by researchers at several universities, hospitals, and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) found that the Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” was associated with a 28.9% increase in suicide rates among U.S. youth ages 10-17 in t

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Self-Soothing Techniques That Will Help Your Toddler Fall Asleep Right Away - Thrive Global

3-year-olds have inordinate amounts of energy and it’s hard to calm them down, but this system of self-soothing really works.

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

Why Parenting Without Yelling Is Better for Kids—and You

Inuit parents are a model self control. They don't get angry with their kids or show irritation, maintaining soft tones even when kids misbehave.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

High-School Athletes Are Struggling With Mental Illness - The Atlantic

When high-school sports replicate the training methods and intensity seen at the college level, players feel the toll.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

AAP: Most Moms Don’t Put Babies To Sleep On Their Backs

Find out how many moms are putting babies to sleep on their backs, and why so many moms are ignoring AAP guidelines to do so.

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.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Study: Babies Introduced To Solid Foods Earlier Sleep Longer, Wake Less Frequently At Night - Study Finds

If getting your infant to wake up less frequently overnight and log more hours of shuteye overall, then this research is for you. A new study finds that babies transitioned to solid food earlier sleep longer and woke less frequently overnight compared to

Health & Fitness | Sleep

The Struggle Is Real: Baby Sleep Problems Can Lead To Parental Depression

Most parents of newborns know the struggle that comes with getting babies to sleep through the night. Now a recent study shows baby sleep problems may actually lead to depression for some.

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.

News | News

Nurse adopts baby girl after parents didn't visit for 5 months; judge calls it 'destiny'

Boston nurse Liz Smith tried IVF and sperm donation, but they didn't work. She had given up being a mom, until a lonely baby girl came into her life.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Study: Babies' Brainwaves Sync with Their Moms' Brains During Play

Check out a new study which says babies’ brainwaves’ sync with their moms’ brains when they are learning from them.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Parents don't get enough sleep for 6 years after a child is born, researchers say

New parents are sometimes shocked to discover how little sleep they get in the first six months after a baby is born.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

11 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mom and Baby

Breastfeeding has many benefits for both babies and their mothers. It can protect against illness and disease while promoting a healthy weight.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Children Who Participate In Team Sports May Have Healthier Brains, Study Finds

A recent study by neurologists at Washington University found that participating in team sports in childhood can improve brain structure, and may also lead to fewer instances of depression in boys as young as nine.

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 | Parenting

When to Move Baby to His Own Room

Baby should start off sleeping in your bedroom, but you’ll need to reclaim your space at some point. Learn when to move baby to his own room, plus tips for transitioning baby to the crib.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Baby Massage, Traditional Indian Style | Gokhale Method Institute

My students sometimes lead me to particularly juicy nuggets that enrich my understanding of posture-related practices in other cultures. Sometimes they simply send me a link to an article; sometimes it is an introduction to a special person. Recently, my

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.” 

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Teens and Sleep: The Cost of Sleep Deprivation

Lack of adequate sleep is linked to moodiness, risky behavior and injuries

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: Radiation From Smartphones May Impair Memory In Teens - Study Finds

One recent study gives you good reason to make kids wait as long as possible for their first mobile device: it appears that radiation from phones can hurt a teenager's memory. 

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms - The New York Times

A D.I.Y. snow globe full of glitter is an apt metaphor for the emotional chaos of the adolescent brain.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Socialism Ruins the Traditional Family Structure, Warns Expert

WASHINGTON—The economic problems brought by socialism are widely known, but the danger the ideology poses to the institution ...

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Why is it so damn hard to get healthy? - Mind Over Matter [M.O.M.] Healthy Living

Why is it so damn hard to eat healthy? I decided to ask other Mamas the same question.  I got hundreds of responses and remarkably, many of them had the same 8 reasons!  Here’s a chart of my...

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

This Dad’s Trick for Getting Picky Kids to Eat Is Brilliant

The idea: Just retire from cooking dinner to stop the flood of complaints from young diners. One parent tried it, and this is what happened.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Serving Water With School Lunches Could Save Billions, Lower Obesity Rate

A new study that replacing sugary drinks with water in school lunches could help prevent over half a million from becoming obese and save America billions.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Anxiety in Children and Teens: What all Parents Need to Know -

Anxiety can make everyone feel helpless, but it is manageable. Here is a powerful way to respond to anxiety in children and teens, to help them find calm.

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?

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. 

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

6 things that make people live longer, happier lives - Business Insider

Harvard followed 800 people for their entire lives to see what makes people live happier, healthier, and longer. The study was the longest prospective study of physical and mental health in the world, and it found six factors that impact happiness, includ

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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Yes, Violent Video Games Trigger Aggression, but Debate Lingers - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Having 'The Talk' Just Once Won't Keep Teens From Having Unsafe Sex - Study Finds

"The talk," of course, is a rite of passage for teens meant to lay out both the risks and rewards of having sex, but does it really help? A new study finds that it can -- but having one conversation simply isn't enough.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder - The New York Times

When worrying gets in the way of a child’s functioning, parents need to get help rather than arranging the child’s life to avoid the occasions of anxiety.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Five Ways to Help Teens Build a Sense of Self-Worth - Mindful

Teens are experiencing increased levels of anxiety and perfectionism. Encouraging them to develop their strengths and see beyond themselves can help boost their self-esteem.

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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem?

We all have problems with self-esteem at certain times in our lives. Here are some tips that might help.

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.

News | News

Child services investigates mother for her letting 8-year-old daughter walk alone

The concerned caller had reported the child to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in the past for playing alone in a parking lot.

Politics | Politics

NO JUICE FOR YOU: California Unleashes Most Nanny State Bill Yet

California is home to some of the most absurd nanny state laws in the union: defy a plastic straw ban and you might find yourself behind bars; buy a Happy Meal for your scream

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Telling Someone They were Unplanned Pregnancy May 'Doom Every Relationship' Afterwards - Study Finds

A new study finds that people who learn they were the result of an unplanned pregnancy have more difficulty than others in close relationships.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Baby Talk May Sound Silly, But It's Crucial For Building Language Skills - Study Finds

When Mommy and Daddy use baby talk, it is more than child's play. That repetitive, cute speech pattern that seems to come so naturally to most parents, grandparents and caregivers also speeds up vocabulary development and language skills, a recent study f

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Technology Has Driven Us Into a Cognition Crisis. Is There Anything We Can Do About It? | Thrive Global

Adam Gazzaley, a scientist who’s spent his career researching the link between human nature and technology, has some advice on what we can do about our generation’s cognition crisis.

Psychology | Personality

The Middle Child Is Going Extinct

Middle children are empaths, peacemakers, negotiators. And as more American families choose to have only one or two children, they’re becoming an endangered species.

News | The News

'Boy or girl?' Parents raising 'theybies' let kids decide

A small group of parents across the U.S. are raising “theybies” — children being brought up without gender designation from birth.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Let Kids Play Outside | Psychology Today

Playing outside, digging for worms, planting vegetables, and essentially coming into contact with plenty of dirt and livestock are actually good things. Not just good – essential.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parents’ Screen Time Is Hurting Kids

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.

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

Get To Know The Crucial Fourth Trimester – Mommy Underground

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.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Nature Is Risky. That’s Why Students Need It.

Some hate the jungle, but most find hidden strength and unanticipated freedom.

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

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.

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.

Advice & Self-Help | Reinventing your Life

Living in the White Space – Audrey Jacobs – Medium

“Mommy, please can you paint the walls white?” his sweet eyes pleading with pain.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will address kids’ iPhone addiction with enhanced iOS parental controls

Apple has a response of sorts to activist shareholders concerned about kids' addiction to iPhones: Enhanced parental controls are coming to iOS.

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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

A Case Study on Punishment

When you were punished as a child, did it work? Or did you just strategize how to get away with your behavior the next time?

Family & Parenting | Kids

12 Genius DIY Babyproofing Tricks

Check out these 12 Genius DIY Babyproofing Tricks that every parent should know.

Family & Parenting | Families

Where’s the parenting manual?

Sometimes between the morning rush to school and the chaotic bedtime routine, it occurs to me that part of my job as a parent is to prepare my children to become functioning adults, which ultimatel…

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

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The One Daily Talk That Will Benefit Your Marriage

Changing your approach to an end-of-the-day talk can ensure to help both you and your partner unwind.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Five Big Money Mistakes We Make with Our Children

Here are some of the most common money mistakes parents make, and how they can be avoided.

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 | Kids

The Best Bookstores for Kids in the U.S.

Here are the top 50 bookstores for kids in the country.

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.

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.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Happier People Are Raised By Parents Who Do These Two Things

Poor parenting still resonating with people now in their 60s as much as the death of a loved one.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Managing Anxiety and Building Resilience in Kids: How Nutrition Can Help

The life-changing links between resilience, anxiety and nutrition, including common nutrient shortfalls and metabolic imbalances.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Kids and Anger - How to Help Your Little Hot Head Find Calm

Anger is neither good nor bad; it’s just a normal feeling. How we express our anger is what is most critical.  It is an important emotion and can actually be helpful in creating motivation. It can also be dangerous when expressed in an unhealthy way an

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Does "Tough Love" Produce Better Working Dogs?

Puppies with overly attentive mothers have poorer problem-solving abilities and are less likely to succeed as service dogs.

Science & Technology | Technology

Five Reasons Why My Daughters Will Learn to Code – Scratch Foundation Blog – Medium

As a parent, you often find yourself bombarded with well-intended, but ever-conflicting advice. My husband and I are blessed with four children in a “yours, mine, and ours” blended family. As with…

News | Animal Links

Best Insect Repellent Buying Guide - #ConsumerReports

Shopping for insect repellent? Read about types, features, and other must-know topics in our insect repellent buying guide to make an informed choice.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Out-of-the-Box Care Packages to Send to Your Kiddos at Camp - PureWow

Sleepaway camp just wouldn’t be complete without receiving a care package or two. And why not use this opportunity to get creative?

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.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Sleep and Teens - Why Nine Hours Matters. And How to Move Them Towards It

Most of our teens are doing adolescence tired - and it's not their fault. Here's why 'enough sleep' matters, and how to move them towards their nine hours.

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.

Family & Parenting | Kids

National Summer Programs for Families

During the summer, finding challenging and exciting activities to keep kids busy can be harder than completing in American Ninja Warrior.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The 10 Best Bikes for Kids Right Now

Flip through the following photos to find the best one for your little mover. Then, put on your helmets and hit the road!

Family & Parenting | Kids

Edible Science Experiments for Kids

Give their curious minds a boost with these 15 exciting and edible experiments.

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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Touch Screens May Be Ruining Toddlers' Sleep

This is the first study to look at the link between toddlers' touch-screen use and sleep, the researchers said.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How Parents Turn Their Children Into Narcissists

Creating narcissists: the parental behaviour that convinces children they are better than other people.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Rejection By This Parent Does Most Damage To Personality

Both parents affect your personality, but rejection by one parent could be more critical for long-term development.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

To Sleep, Perhaps to Learn

Odds are the kids in your life are not getting enough sleep. Scientists now know that sleep is needed for "smart forgetting."

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.

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

A Socio-Psychological View of The Political Scene

Delve into Beyond Human Design for self-discovery. Learn about the multidimensional universe and recognize the truth of your Self

Family & Parenting | Kids

Dear Toddler, I Love You, But You Need To Chill - Close to Classy

I love you, but I can’t peel you off one more floor, or haul you out of another restaurant screaming and crying because your juice was too juicy.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in a world of modern, anti-hierarchical parenting, it’s the children.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

The Memories Lost to Infantile Amnesia

How childhood memories shape us, even after we've forgotten them