Mark Michaelson

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Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 8 Things |

Parenting is tough and if you're not intentional much can go wrong in the process. Here's what researchers say parents should do if they want to raise strong, confident and successful kids.<p>1. Don't complain.<p>Instead, model the ability to pick yourself up in the face of setbacks. According to …

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Are you holding your own daughter back? Here are 5 ways to raise girls to be leaders.

Think you’re raising your daughter to be a strong leader? Look more closely: You, and the people around her, may unwittingly be doing just the opposite.<p>Teen boys, teen <i>girls</i>, and, yes, even parents have biases against girls and women as leaders, new research from the Harvard Graduate School of …


A dad tries to explain sex to his son and finds the meaning of life

In 2011, my oldest son, then just weeks shy of his eighth birthday, perched on the corner of my wife’s and my bed, his head tilted just far enough to the side so he couldn’t quite see the home birth of his baby brother. He wanted to be in the room; we told him he was welcome, and we prepared him …