When my daughter rubbed gum into my son’s hair, I was angry. When my son screamed as I combed the gum out with peanut butter, I was angry. When my husband dealt with the gum-in-hair issue by tossing out
You should be asking your kids about their lives every day. These open-ended inquiries will help you determine if they're suffering from anxiety, depression or bullying. If your child is exhibiting any
The goal of any parent is to raise happy, healthy, and fulfilled kids. Here are a few of the ways you can tell if a parent is on track. First things first: We all want our kids to be successful -- and
Psychologists Edward Deci and Richard Ryan’s self-determination theory looks at what motivates people in making choices. The theory assumes that humans are naturally curious to learn and develop knowledge,
hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond? In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager.
In “Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain,” Blakemore (no relation to the writer of this article) challenges adults to take teenagers and their growing brains seriously. Her book what’s
It takes just a couple of minutes, but studies show this mindfulness exercise can boost compassion, resilience, and positive emotions. And it's not just for kids. Say you get a nasty email from a client.