6 Things Parents Don’t Want to Hear About Their Children

6 Things Parents Don’t Want to Hear About Their Children

I enjoy speaking with parents at workshops, most of which focus on issues such as using praise, time out, or selective attention. However, I’ve acquired a somewhat problematic habit over the years-saying things that turn off most of the audience. Here is my list of the top six things that are rarely well received.

The Hidden Advantages to Divorce When it comes to Kids

The Hidden Advantages to Divorce When it comes to Kids

Divorce is generally bad for kids, and the effects are long-lasting. However, a mom recently explained a hidden advantage of divorce. Wouldn’t it be great to achieve this benefit without actually separating from your spouse?

Parenting with Dr. Ramey: 2017’s Best Quotes Say a Lot About Us

Parenting with Dr. Ramey: 2017’s Best Quotes Say a Lot About Us

Dr. Gregory Ramey’s list of the most noteworthy quotes from 2017.

Divorced Parents Must Put Children First

Divorced Parents Must Put Children First

Preschool children from divorced parents did better psychologically if they lived in shared parenting environments compared with kids living primarily with one parent, according to recently published research in Acta Paediatrica.

Unexpected Benefits of Tough Times in Childhood

Unexpected Benefits of Tough Times in Childhood

A man in his late 30s stopped by my office unexpectedly and asked me the most terrifying question you can ask a child psychologist, “Do you remember me?” I looked at his face and quickly tried to imagine what he looked like as a child. He finally gave me his name, and I remembered him immediately.

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