Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships
The speedy physical and psychological changes that children undergo from birth through adolescence often leave parents wondering how best to care for them at each stage. PT's experts weigh in on topics such how to talk so kids will listen, and when to back off and allow them to fail.
Young children need 10 to 11 hours of sleep, experts say. Problems with little ones and sleep often occur when early bedtimes are not strictly enforced. And children with ADHD often suffer from sleep problems.
Parenting is the ultimate long-term investment. Be prepared to put far more into it than you get out of it, at least for some time. Given the structure and stresses of contemporary North American society, the happiness of couples plummets the minute they become parents.