Tag: Parenting


Tag: Parenting

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Articles: Changing Diapers as Foreplay

By Erica Reischer | October 18, 2016

Research on couples shows a surprising way to improve intimacy after having kids.


Articles: Eight Ways to Help Teens Get More Sleep

By Christine Carter | October 12, 2016

Is your teen sleep-deprived? Stop arguing and start listening, says Christine Carter.


Articles: How to Awaken Joy in Kids

By James Baraz, Michele Lilyanna | October 10, 2016

These research-based practices can help kids (and adults) foster authentic happiness.


Articles: How to Help Children Unleash Their Potential

By Diana Divecha | October 7, 2016

Three new books illustrate what children really need from parents and educators.


Articles: Are You a Gardener or a Carpenter for Your Child?

By Jill Suttie | October 3, 2016

Famed child psychologist Alison Gopnik explains what new science reveals about the relationship between adults and children.


Articles: How Can We Liberate Parents from Guilt?

By Diana Divecha | September 30, 2016

Two new books take aim at movements that pressure and shame parents for how they raise their kids.


Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Parents and Preteens Have Better Relationships?

By Summer Allen | September 27, 2016

A new study combines training, brain scans, and reports from kids to understand the impact of mindfulness on parenting tweens.


Articles: Should You Ask Your Children to Apologize?

By Craig Smith | September 23, 2016

When kids say sorry, are they learning a lesson or just parroting empty words?


Articles: The Trouble with Grandparents

By James Kirby | September 6, 2016

Kids and families benefit from having grandparents around. Here are some tips for keeping them involved without the stress.


Articles: Grit Needs Passion, Not Fear

By Christine Carter | August 30, 2016

Passionless persistence might lead to achievement, says Christine Carter, but will it make you happy?


Articles: Five Ways to Help Misbehaving Kids

By Stuart Shanker | August 22, 2016

Bad behavior is often a sign that children are stressed—and punishment isn’t the best solution.


Articles: Four Reasons to Practice Mindfulness During Pregnancy

By Kira M. Newman | August 17, 2016

New research is starting to suggest that mindfulness practice can protect the health and well-being of mothers and their babies.


Articles: Convincing Skeptics to Try Meditation

By Jill Suttie | July 28, 2016

Two new books aim to bring mindfulness to two resistant groups: children and lawyers.


Articles: How to Save Your Marriage from Parenthood

By Amie M. Gordon | July 20, 2016

Amie Gordon offers five tips to maintain (or reignite) the spark in your relationship.


Articles: Cultivating Self-Awareness in Parents

By Diana Divecha | June 17, 2016

A new book argues that parents need to focus more on themselves and less on their children.


Articles: How Nature Helps Fathers Nurture

By Jeremy Adam Smith, Summer Allen | June 15, 2016

What biological forces could help explain why some fathers are more involved with children than others?


Articles: Five Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Teen Depression

By Jill Suttie | June 14, 2016

New research is revealing how to protect teens' mental health during a challenging part of life.


Articles: Mindful Parenting May Keep Kids Out of Trouble

By Jill Suttie | June 7, 2016

According to new research, children who experience mindful parenting are less likely to use drugs or get depression or anxiety.


Articles: How to Help Low-Income Students Succeed

By Jill Suttie | June 3, 2016

According to a new book, we tend to blame kids who struggle rather than blaming their environment.


Articles: What Adolescents Really Need from Parents

By Jill Suttie | May 25, 2016

In a Q&A, neuroscientist Ron Dahl explains how parents can help younger teens avoid depression and anxiety as they become more independent.


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