Resilience is about being able to adapt positively to difficult times, setbacks and other significant challenges, and avoid maladaptive outcomes.
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We all want our kids to feel good. Ice cream. Beach days. Playdates. These are all great for bringing joy. But typically, these good feelings don’t last.
Lashing out in anger is something that can easily turn into a habit for our children. Anger is usually based on a strong sense of fear or sadness.
Telling your friends their teen daughter is making unwise, unhealthy, unsafe decisions – and probably lying to them – is awkward.
Studies show that beginning at about the age of three, kids begin lying to conceal things they have done wrong and will readily lie to avoid punishment.
By: Dr Justin Coulson Dear Justin, I’ve been offered a promotion at work, which is great for the family – or at least it’s great for me and our income. Unfortunately it means a big move for my two boys (ages 7 and 10). They are both nervous about the move but especially about starting …
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Study after study points to screen time as a significant predictor of decreased mental health in young people. Parents instinctively know this.
The following six ideas are research-backed ways to help you be the best parent you can be, and also bring out the best in your children.
Many parents believe they are doing the right thing by giving their teenagers alcohol, however new research has turned that on it’s head.
Some of these things can be done right now. Others will need to be planned. But all of them are shown scientifically to impact on our happiness for better.