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Parenting Resources

Small tasks can help children feel a sense of self-control as well as build healthy self-efficacy.


Raising your voice or losing your cool with your children from time to time is inevitable. After all, we're only human. The most important thing is what you do after this happens.

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As a culture, we are not teaching boys that other people's feelings are their concern and their responsibility.  Let's teach them, as we do girls, the art of emotional labor and likability.


This best-selling classic by internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children includes fresh insights and suggestions, as well as time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships,


Research clearly shows that good teen friendships equal success later in life, including better relationships with other adults.


Problem-solving is a skill that children can learn. Here are 7 suggestions for you to try when your child comes to you for help.

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The rise of mental health concerns among children and teens now qualifies as a national emergency. As families try to recover, kids can grow from the difficulties they’ve faced. Here are five strategies to foster post-traumatic growth.

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It’s normal for teens to have big, tumultuous feelings. How can parents tell the difference between healthy teen angst and signs of anxiety or depression?

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Daily life in a pandemic has given us a host of new reasons to feel guilty. After acknowledging this, you can do something about it, with mindfulness, meaningful self-care, and shifting our perspective.

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One of the biggest threats to the well-being of today’s teenagers is not social isolation but something else — the pressure to achieve, which has intensified over the past year.

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Young adults, children just a few years from now, assess themselves as being dysregulated with regards to their relationship to the online world. Electronic devices can disrupt social interaction and foster escapism when facing personal difficulties. Here are 3 suggestions to help with this.

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Learning to manage anger is a lifelong skill that allows children to function at home, in school and out in the world. And it’s a skill that parents can help kids cultivate by encouraging them to develop outlets, and modeling coping skills yourself.


Working on managing your own emotions, asking the right questions and helping to determine the level of support they need are effective ways to empower adolescents.

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What may look to a teacher or parent as defiance or behavior issues may actually be stemming from fatigue or cognitive overload.

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To help parents navigate a tumultuous time, here are five suggestions to help slow down, recharge and encourage their kids to participate, too.

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Most emotions, even unpleasant ones, are normal. But the word is out about increasing rates of mental health problems on campus, and that’s got parents worrying.

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