Summary In an experiment published last month, researchers recruited schoolchildren, ages 9 and 10, who lived near the Champaign-Urbana campus […]
This week’s Q & A: When something goes wrong in my 8-year-old’s life (a Lego creation breaks or he loses […]
“Instead of raising children who turn out okay despite their childhood, let’s raise children who turn out extraordinary because of […]
I know this may seem obvious, but the the most effective way to stop misbehavior is to prevent it in […]
1.  A praiseworthy parenting style is one where the adult chooses to regulates their own emotions by catching and acknowledge their […]
This morning my daughter had a hard time. Her twin brother, with whom she is very close, really let her […]
How do you typically respond to your kids when they’re upset? For some parents, their “go-to” is to respond with […]
WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT SPECIAL TIME? Parents who implement Special Time with their child always tell me they see significant […]
“But it’s my turn to snuggle!”  “No it isn’t, it’s my turn!”  “You never give me my turn, it is […]
“Brain C” #2: The Brain Is Changeable1 (You can read part 1 of this three-part series here.) The second Brain […]
“Brain C” #3: The Brain Is Complex1 (You can read part two of this the part series here) This idea […]
“Mom, school is really hard. The teacher tells the kids not to tease me, but they still do it when […]