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Tag: Conflict Resolution
Tag: Conflict Resolution
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Articles: Can Parents Teach Peace?By Carmen Sobczak | November 2, 2011
A recent study suggests they can, at least some of the time.
Articles: Does SEL Make the Grade?By Jill Suttie | September 20, 2011
Fueled by new research, the social-emotional learning movement is building momentum. Is it enough to make American schools change their course?
Research Digest Items/Studies: How Our Parents Affect Our Romantic Relationships
Videos and Podcasts: Teaching Kids to Fight Nice, Part 2By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 23, 2011
Do your kids fight? Learn how to help them resolve their conflicts positively. Part 2.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Teaching Kids to Fight Nice, Part 2By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 23, 2011
More practical strategies for positive conflict resolution between siblings
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Teaching Kids to Fight Nice, Part 1By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 16, 2011
Strategies for positive conflict resolution between kids (and teens, and spouses, too!)
Videos and Podcasts: Teaching Kids to Fight Nice, Part 1By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 16, 2011
Do your kids fight? Learn how to help them resolve their conflicts positively. Part 1 of a 2 part series.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: How to Raise Siblings Who Get Along, Part 2By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | April 4, 2011
Helping siblings play well together
Videos and Podcasts: How to Raise Siblings Who Get Along, Part 2By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | April 4, 2011
Videos and Podcasts: Friend or Foe? Helping Siblings Get AlongBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | March 28, 2011
Tips for introducing a new baby to a sibling and for fostering strong sibling relationships.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Friend or Foe? Helping Siblings Get AlongBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | March 28, 2011
Teaching brothers and sisters to act like, well, brothers and sisters
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Teaching Kids to Talk to StrangersBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | March 21, 2011
More tips for ways to make your children luckier.
Videos and Podcasts: Talking to Strangers, and Other things that Bring Good LuckBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | March 21, 2011
More tips for ways to make your children luckier
Raising Happiness: Save Your Marriage While Raising a Compassionate ChildBy Christine Carter | March 16, 2011
Practice tools for teaching empathy to children--on your spouse.
Raising Happiness: How to Pick a FightBy Christine Carter | March 2, 2011
Three tips for starting an argument that won’t damage your relationship.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: The Art of the FightBy Rachel Lee | February 21, 2011
Part Two of a series on fighting with co-parents
Raising Happiness: Should You Stay or Should You Go?By Christine Carter | February 16, 2011
Some relationship problems are workable. Others aren’t. Here's how to tell the difference.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Why Fighting Hurts KidsBy Rachel Lee | February 14, 2011
Part One of a series on fighting with co-parents
Videos and Podcasts: Why Fighting Hurts KidsBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 14, 2011
When parents fight—which we all do—we can damage our children
A giant in the field of social psychology draws on five decades of teaching and research to reveal the secrets of a fulfilling life to today's graduating seniors.
A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.
Feeling fed up and burned out, Dad? That may be a sign of progress, says Jeremy Adam Smith.
Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman explain the science behind "mind whispering"—a technique for overcoming self-defeating habits of mind.
Studies show giving makes people happy, and happiness makes people give--but not always. Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton offer three ways to help people feel good about giving.
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