Of course, you wouldn't tell your child something as harsh as "I wish you were never born." However other comments that you may think are harmless can do just as much damage to the self-esteem of a child.Read Full Story
When a child’s parent is incarcerated, it can lead to questions, worry, stress and sadness. Knowing how to talk with a child in this situation is critical, but some feel that Sesame Street’s program on the subject goes too far.Read Full Story
It can be daunting enough to talk to your kids about how babies are made the old-fashioned way, but with so many families created by in vitro, surrogacy or alternative insemination, you need to be ready to answer tough questions.Read Full Story
There are parents who expect their kids to submit to authority. But does an “It’s-my-way-or-the-highway” program really fly today? Erik A. Fisher, Ph.D., aka Dr. E..., author of The Art of Empowered Parenting: The Manuel You Wish Your Kids Came With, teaches parents that they don’t need to have power over their kids—they can have power with them through communication and mutual respect. Dr. E. discusses empowered parenting below.Read Full Story
Your kids are growing, schedules are getting busier by the day, new interests are emerging and you may feel as if you and your children are strangers passing in the hallway. As kids and their personalities grow, it can begin to feel like the moments when you really feel connected become more and more infrequent. Here are a few daily ways to make connections that can build into strong bonds between you and your child.Read Full Story
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