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The 20 Etiquette Lessons Every Child Needs to Know

Etiquette expert Myka Meier outlines the manners every kid needs to master.<p>The key to lifelong manners is to start young. So young in fact that Myka Meier, the founder of Beaumont Etiquette, thinks training can start as soon as a child starts talking.<p>"You can begin teaching etiquette to children as …

Body Language

Stop yelling at your kids right this instant

If you want your child to do well at school, stop being so hard on them.<p>Children exposed to harsh parenting are more likely to have poor outcomes at …

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>My 3-year-old is stubborn like I am; she's also very sweet and lovable like my husband. But now, new research out of Michigan State University and published online in the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i> finds that kids' personality traits are not just genetic; in fact, they may …

Personality

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Praise Them Like This (but Most Parents Do the Opposite)

Stop praising kids for their innate or God-given abilities, and instead focus on their effort.<p>What if I were to tell you that you could increase the odds that your kids will achieve great success in life--maybe greater success than you've had--simply by making a small change in how you praise them …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Take 5 Minutes Each Morning To Meditate

Living in the modern world, your mantra is probably "go, go, go." While it might be routine to jump out of bed and immediately check your email as …

How to Raise Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

The media’s fascination with young entrepreneurs gives off the impression that all of America’s businesses are being run by messy-haired …

Consciousness Is Not The Voice In Your Head

I’ve been pondering a fascinating theory first published by Julian Jaynes in his 1976 book <i>The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the</i> …