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Is your child disruptive in school? While there are many reasons children become disruptive, it is important that parents treat it seriously. When children are disruptive in the classroom it can cause a lot of problems [...]
In this revolutionary new book, Dr. Adam Cox reveals what parents and educators need to know about executive control skills – the eight essential cognitive abilities that are crucial for every child. These skills help every [...]
What teenagers can only learn from their friends and peers. Adolescents and Peers As parents it’s tempting to think that we know all there is to know when it comes to our kids. But that’s not [...]
According to a recent report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics, psychological abuse can harm children well into their adult years and lead to emotional, developmental and psychological problems. Emotional abuse and neglect is one [...]
The more empathetic a child is the better they cope with stress. This is the conclusion of a recent survey of more than 1500 Spanish students between the ages of 12 and 15 years. Researchers found [...]
How to help your child learn the skills to be a better friend. Empathy and Friendships Are you concerned that your child is having trouble making or keeping friends? Considering how important friendship is to children, [...]
How to help the tween or teen overcome sibling rivalry. Sibling Rivalry Sibling rivalry among young children is common, and hopefully they outgrow it by the time they are tweens or teens. But if rivalry persists [...]
What should you do if you catch your child in a lie? Lying So you caught your child in a lie. The reality is all kids have, or will at some point, lie, but getting caught [...]
If your child is skipping classes, you’ll want to understand why this behavior is happening is the first place. Skipping Class So you got a call from your child’s high school informing you that she’s been [...]
How to understand teens’ fashion statements, even when you don’t agree. Fashion and Teens During the teen years, kids often express who they are through their choice of fashion. Sometimes it can be a bit alarming [...]
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