There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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Examining child and family
Kyle D. Pruett M.D.
Centering our "Groundhog Day" kids in our multitasking worlds.
Despite technology's omnipresence, neither batteries nor chips guarantee learning or creativity in young children.
Strengthen children’s confidence and ability to speak for themselves.
Overprotection can come back to haunt children.
How dads can ease their young children’s adjustment to the new school year.
Common school readiness stuff caring parents try with preschoolers.
New parents are often champions of nurture over nature. But what happens when a second child comes along who's wildly different from the first?
When toddlers protest your leaving–what’s normal, what’s helpful, when to seek help.
Even after parents split, co-parenting can stay possible and peaceful.
Since these devices are here to stay, what parents now need to focus on is their potential value when used appropriately.
As social beings, we seem to be born with a predisposition to share.
The evidence shows that how kids think about family is often quite different from the way grown-ups do.
They are some of the darker moments of parenthood and we have, or will, all have them.
Here are five things that grandparents should keep in mind about today’s parent-child relationship.
What you shouldn't ask your children as they ready themselves to return to school.
The painful, but essential, lesson that life isn’t likely to be forever fair.
Being parents of a perfectionist: For some parents it’s a dream, for others a nightmare. For the kids, it trends toward the latter.
Class participation is more than just a check-off box on the progress form.
Play, from early in our lives, creates the vocabulary of friendship.
Life skills are ways we learn, through experience and teaching, to manage our behavior in and outside of our families.
Take heart - developmental progress is on the side of perseverance, not quitting.
how the largest group of Americans currently parenting their children is feeling and what it’s facing in the task of raising the next generation as well as it can..
What they are feeling and needing in their parenting
How to Encourage Them in Your Children
Few lessons matter more to your child’s well-being.
How to understand and discourage lying
Moving away from neediness and toward confident autonomy in the school-age years.
How to gently nudge our youngest children toward generosity
How to stem the tide at home
Children who handle divorce best are the ones whose parents honor their children’s needs above their own.
Kyle Pruett, M.D., is a Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and Educational Advisory Board member for The Goddard School.