(CNN) — At a certain age, every kid learns about the difference between fantasy and reality, whether it applies to fairy tales, video games or superhero movies. But when do they learn about the difference
How hard can this be? There are only five of them. My poor daughter. She's happy and healthy, and has loving parents and a stable home. But, she also has a dad who scours scholarly articles to find the
How does a young child express to adults their fear of abandonment or their longing for more of us, if not by seeking our attention? As an educator of early childhood teachers, and a consultant for parents
Esther Wojcicki is the author of How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results After I gave birth to my first daughter, Susan, the nurse wrapped her in a pink blanket and put a tiny
Is it possible to raise children without shouting, scolding — or even talking to kids with an angry tone? Last month, we wrote about supermoms up in the Arctic who pulled off this daunting task with ease.
Want to Raise Thoughtful, Well-Adjusted Children? Let Them Hear You Say These 11 Things, According to Parenting Experts
You know what not to say--are you as certain about the opposite? I recently wrote about what parents should let their kids see them doing to role-model well-adjusted behavior and have been planning this
Back in the 1960s, a Harvard graduate student made a landmark discovery about the nature of human anger. At age 34, Jean Briggs traveled above the Arctic Circle and lived out on the tundra for 17 months.
You want your kids to be successful. Fortunately, there are many roads to success. Oprah Winfrey feels that success requires learning which bridges you should cross and which bridges you should burn. Jobs
Most people vastly misjudge how long others want a chat to last. Informative, empathetic, meaningful conversations are the lifeblood of a rich social and business life. So you'd think that, since we talk
Recent studies shine a light on less obvious ways to help young people do better in life. Want to know one of the biggest predictors of success in life? A happy childhood. Of course, for parents making