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Posts Categorized: Parenting
When there’s a battle of wills between parent and child, the adult is meant to be the one who manages their emotions. But parents are humans too, so how do you patch things up, after losing your cool with the kids?
A new study of babies out of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio found that the more you hug a child, the more their brain grows!
Talking with our kids about this stuff might be uncomfortable… but how much more will it be when our child becomes or creates a #metoo.
No matter how many degrees Iâve earned, sermons Iâve preached, or seminars Iâve taught, nothing matters more to me than winning the hearts of my children.
Forcing a 17 year-old to do something only leads to bitter statements like âYou canât make me!â. One of Australia’s leading parenting experts Dr Justin Coulson, gives six steps to a more helpful approach.
Depending on which research you read, about 70-80% of Aussie parents admit to smacking their kids. Some do so quite proudly. Are those who champion smacking onto something or is it doing more harm than good?
This book review of The Frog and The Fish, written for late high schoolers, helps them explore the issues teenagers have always had to deal with: sex, happiness, identity and most recently, technology.
Our sanitised, âkeep them safe at all costsâ approach to outdoor play is affecting our childrenâs natural desire for exploration, and impacting their ability to manage risk and all that goes with it.
Most people, regardless of their baseline level of self-control, can be taught to exercise greater control.