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8 Characteristics of Authoritarian Parenting

Authoritarian parenting is a parenting style characterized by high demands and low responsiveness. Parents with an authoritarian style have very high …

Parenting

4 Traits that Help Kids Cope with Bullying

When it comes to coping with bullying, there is no denying that some kids not only handle it better, but also recover faster. But what is it that …

Parenting

The Latest Research on Disciplining Children Will Make You a Better Parent—and a Better Spouse

Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A giant plastic cylinder surrounds your head and shoulders, and the unit’s interior …

The Science of Resilience

Research Stories<p>The Science of Resilience<p>Why some children can thrive despite adversity<p>By: Bari Walsh<p>Posted:March 23, 2015<p>When confronted with the …

Harvard

3 Bedtime Battles Every Parent Faces (and How to Solve Them)

Battle One: Your Child Won’t Stop Crying After Being Tucked In<p>Come up with a “mantra”—something that you say to the child every night. “You say the …

The number of teens who are depressed is soaring — and all signs point to smartphones

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.<p>In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless - classic symptoms of depression - surged 33 percent in large national surveys. Teen suicide attempts increased 23 percent. Even more …

The 2 Truths That Reveal Why We Don't Accomplish Our Goals (And Ultimately Accept Failure) | Inc.com

Growing up, failure wasn't allowed in my household.<p>I remember being twelve years old, barely a step into middle school, when I caught the flu the morning of a jump rope fundraiser. My father walked into my bedroom, saw me still under the covers and said, "You're not awake yet?"<p>I had committed to …

Middle School

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

5 Things You Should Never Say to an Anxious Child

I wanted to sleep with a bat under my pillow. It was plastic; nonetheless, it was a weapon. I was 5 years old, and I firmly believed that each night when I went to sleep, a robber would break into the house. I needed something to defend myself (and maybe my family), and my brother's yellow Wiffle …

9 ways parents can help bullied kids learn resilience

Whenever Jessie hung out with her best friends Chloe and Meg, they gossiped about another seventh-grader named Kate. Jessie didn’t know Kate, but Chloe and Meg said she was clingy, told boring stories and smelled like acne wash.<p>When Jessie asked questions about this mystery girl, her friends …

Parenting

From computer coding to toilet unblocking, we need well-rounded citizens, not rote-taught robots – and what you learn shouldn’t depend on where you live<p>It’s only after you have left school and, in adulthood, gained a bit of distance, that you can be fully aware of the gaps in your education. …

Education

At the core of a happy, healthy adult is the resilience they learn as a child. Can this be taught, asks psychiatrist Holan Liang<p>Knowing the extent of our influence as parents can make our task all the more daunting. The endless rise of new parenting methods we hear about in the media can add to our …

Self-improvement

An 8-Minute Workout to Tone Your Whole Body

LeBootCamp founder Valérie Orsoni believes in workouts that are fast, fun and results-driven. So she created Metaboost, an eight-step routine that …

Babble Voices | Babble

Going Dutch? What Americans can learn from how children are raised in the Netherlands

When Rina Mae Acosta, originally from California, fell in love with a Dutch man, they got married and moved to the Netherlands. At first she wasn’t sure what to make of the new culture. But as soon as she became a parent, she was struck by the richness of Dutch family life — by how independent, …

Core | Runner's World

The key to a better run can be found in the deep core muscles you’re not working—yet.<p>Even the most popular and common core exercises around have some sneaky traps that anyone can fall into.<p>I tried doing this weird new fitness trend for two weeks to boost my fitness and help my joints.<p>They only look …