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By J. Richard Gentry Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Raising Readers, Writers, and Spellers
As reading scores and textbook funding for spelling plummet in Texas science says spelling knowledge builds the reading brain. Read about the Houston Chronicle's investigation.
By Elise M. Howard M.A. on March 12, 2019 in A Parent’s Guide to Children’s Therapy
Don't have time to read every line of that waiting room packet? Know the basics of your paperwork before you walk in the door, so you can ask informed questions.
By Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A. on March 12, 2019 in The Out-of-Sync Child
How can we draw out reticent kids with special needs? Our quiet, individualized attention helps them feel heard and ready to share their thoughts.
By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Growing Friendships
Children are not just short adults. They think about things in qualitatively different ways than adults do. These differences can be delightful, baffling, or exasperating.
By J. Stuart Ablon Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Changeable
How to talk about disturbing stuff on the Internet (or anywhere else).
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Between the Lines
Estrangement is a recurring theme in relationships besides that between parents and grown kids.
By Julie Linker Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in The Resilient Child
It’s okay to admit it: Test-taking is stressful for students and parents alike. Support your child's wellbeing and give them the best chance to succeed with these steps.
By John D. Rich, Jr., Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Parenting With Purpose
Raising well-adjusted children can start with the Brady Bunch.
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Resolution, Not Conflict
Teenage depression can lead to suicide. How can a parent be proactive?
By Izzy Kalman on March 11, 2019 in Resilience to Bullying
A Kentucky school district is experiencing a tragic rash of suicides by bullied kids. It's time we started asking whether they are fueled by the policies meant to stop bullying.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in The Age of Overindulgence
Parents do not want the worst for their child—they want the best. The problem is they often go overboard.
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on March 10, 2019 in Liking the Child You Love
Enabling your adult child's struggles may only make them worse. Are you an enabler?
By Catherine McCall MS, LMFT on March 10, 2019 in Overcoming Child Abuse
Is your faith community prepared to protect your children?
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on March 10, 2019 in Living Single
Antiquated assumptions about how we live now, together with singlist stereotyping and discrimination, can make it hard for singles to get adequate health care.
By Preston Ni M.S.B.A. on March 10, 2019 in Communication Success
Have you ever noticed someone dating or marrying a partner with traits similar to that person’s mother or father? Have you ever had this experience in your own relationships?
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on March 09, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
How to help your child succeed.
By Ritch C Savin-Williams Ph.D. on March 09, 2019 in Sex, Sexuality, and Romance
Are we promoting an anti-sex agenda? Are we devaluing sexual relationships and their possible positive developmental impact?
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on March 08, 2019 in Fixing Families
While your childhood is part of you, it doesn’t have to dictate who you become.
By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on March 08, 2019 in The Moment of Youth
New research suggests that what’s simmering inside of American psyches may be as vital to the climate change debate as the greenhouse gases bubbling from the earth's waterways.
By Mariana Plata on March 08, 2019 in The Gen Y Psy
If we aspire for equality in society, we should first look for equality in our homes.
By Emily T. Troscianko on March 08, 2019 in A Hunger Artist
A mother of four and paediatrician in recovery shares what she’s learned about parenting post-anorexia—both how parents can shape their children, and vice versa.
By Tim Bono Ph.D. on March 07, 2019 in When Likes Aren't Enough
It's time to bring grit into the conversation around parenting your child.
By Lee Bare Ph.D. on March 07, 2019 in Boys Will Be Boys
Should we give in to the pushback on activities for teens? Boys need structure for several important reasons.
By Jennifer Powell-Lunder Psy.D. on March 07, 2019 in Let's Talk Tween
The unintentional cyberbully does not have the same perspective as their unintended victim.
By Randy Kulman Ph.D. on March 07, 2019 in Screen Play
Why do kids want to play Fortnite nonstop? More than many other video games, Fortnite is extremely difficult to stop playing.