Reagan Smalley gives advice to parents, and I must admit, her advice is very good!
Many parents wonder why their kids don’t seem to respond to their discipline techniques or anything else. Watch what Michael Smalley has to say on why your kids don’t listen and what you can do about it.
Orâ€¦ Whether â€™tis nobler to be an invasive parent or trust your teenager? That is the question. The fastest growing segment of people on Facebook (FB) are those over thirty-five years old. A lot of them are parents. It wonâ€™t be long before some very clever hacker will produce Facebook G2: â€˜Where your mom canâ€™t [...]
A great article on how to raise a smart kid! I think you’ll find this helpful. Â If only my parents had known about this stuff when I was a kid! Hint: Don’t tell your kids that they are. More than three decades of research shows that a focus on effortâ€”not on intelligence or abilityâ€”is key [...]
I thought it was interesting when I ran across this article, considering what I tweeted about yesterday: No child is a complete angel. OK, not even close. And neither does the sun shine wherever he sets his foot. The truth: There’s a bit of monster in every kid. Sometimes, a kid will push her limits [...]
Eric Erickson, the renowned developmental psychologist, proposed that every stage of life offers a challenge. The last stage — late adulthood — is about reconciling with our past. There are two possible results: The positive outcome is feeling content with the choices of the past, and the negative outcome is having major regrets about one’s [...]
Parenting teens is hard, but not impossible | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press.
When you get into conflict with your children, it doesn’t have to be the end of the world, or even miserable, take a look at the following list of ground rules for fair fighting.Â
PsychCentral suggests, “Parents often have a difficult time letting go of their children. After all, parents spend a significant amount of time raising their children for 12 or 14 years and canâ€™t just wake up one day and say, â€œSure, you can do whatever you want. Have fun!â€ Most parents have invested a lot â€” [...]