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“My Child Is Impossible”: Re-Framing Setting Limits
When our children disobey, we get angry. Changing how we think about disobedience can take away that negative emotion.
Third Culture Kids: Growing Up and Growing Away
Kids who go to a school not of their culture, or grow up in a foreign country are called Third Culture Kids.That presents challenges for par
Letting Our Children Fail (Part II)
Even if others tell us we’re being overprotective of our children, it’s difficult to change. But the key to doing things differently is to t
Letting Our Children Fail (Part I)
We may mock helicopter parents, but most of us are guilty of it to some degree. Here’s why it’s hard to let our children fail.
“Why Won’t You Study?” Children, Schoolwork and Conflict
Most parents struggle with their children over academics. Here's how one mother solved that problem.
Want Your Loved One To Change? Stop Criticizing
When you ask your loved one to change, there’s usually at least a hint of criticism in the request. Removing that criticism can make a world
Can Your Child Trust You? Attachment, Love and Parenting
How babies and toddlers first experience their world can make a big difference. The psychology of attachment explains why.
“Why Won’t You Do More!?” How Couples Over-Under Function
Do you feel you’re responsible for everything in your relationship? Or are you on the other side, feeling that your partner takes over? Th
A Parent Is Only As Happy As Their Saddest Child
When our children struggle, it’s hard for us to be happy. But putting it all in perspective helps.
Achievement and Self Esteem: What Tiger, Elephant and Snowplow Parents Should Know
Do we build our children’s self esteem by pushing for achievements, or by praising their achievements? There’s a third way.
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