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Examining child and family
Kyle D. Pruett M.D.
Here's how good school-home partnerships strengthen literacy.
How Parents Can Help Their Child Re-engage with Nature.
Showing our appreciation of teachers.
How to rebuild parent-teacher communication as we come out of the pandemic.
How parents can help their children re-enter the social world post-pandemic.
How to keep the year’s shortest month from feeling like the longest.
Why it’s hard in gifting seasons.
From unrecognized shared vulnerabilities to sleep troubles.
How we can help our youngest stay emotionally safe now that COVID-19 is here to stay.
Who knew that COVID-19 would create a space for meaningful relationships, especially for fathers?
How parents can help children manage their feelings.
Is your child suffering emotional distress due to the pandemic? Learn to recognize the signs, and use these strategies to help reduce the negative effects.
Why and how our worry about these children needs to end.
How to prioritize gratitude over consumption by emphasizing giving and tradition.
Non-school structured settings can stimulate learning and strengthen executive function in young children.
Social, emotional and physical benefits to children of growing up with animals.
Preschoolers need that sure connection, but parents find themselves needing to change tactics.
Periodically pulling the plug to head outside is very much worth the trouble.
Making preschoolers comfortable at the dentist.
Why it’s worth the time, trouble, and money to travel with your preschooler.
How dads can ease their young children’s adjustment to the new school year.
Where’s that village when we need it?
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.
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.
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.