Many people hold the door open for strangers. But what do people give in return? Neuroscientists at the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC have found the door holder’s effort is a key factor in whether someone returns a favor or says “thank you.” If the door holder made a high effort by [...]
Writer Andrew Solomon talks about what it is like to raise a child who’s different from you in some fundamental way.
Should kids pick their own punishments? Bruce Feiler introduces family practices which encourage flexibility, bottom-up idea flow, constant feedback, and accountability.
By Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP A kid's death by suicide is very rare. While none of us wants to dwell on the possibility of a kid's death, suicide is preventable if you know what puts a kid at risk and how to tell if there's an imminent risk of suicide. Here are [...]
Did you know? Feeling guilty about your parenting makes you a worse parent. Parents often feel guilty about their parenting. Perhaps you feel that too? Mums and dads often feel guilty about working long hours and not spending enough time with the kids, being short tempered and yelling a lot or feeling helpless when your [...]
HuffPost recently published an article that we believe is an excellent resource for parents struggling with the fact that white supremacists still exist. They spoke to parents, activists, educators and allies about how to teach kids to combat racism. And they came up with 15 takeaways for parents to keep in mind. Click here to [...]
A research group led by NISHIMURA Kazuo (Project Professor at the Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation) and YAGI Tadashi (Professor at the Doshisha University Faculty of Economics) have released survey results showing that children who receive positive attention and care from their parents have high incomes, high happiness levels, academic success, and a [...]
Keeping tabs on a single individual can be stressful during the best of times. Managing to keep up with the various activities that the average family engages in can be positively grueling. To keep from losing track of what kid has practice on what day, or which kid has a recital during that week and [...]