For Parents and Teachers

Parents have been spanking children for millennia. 50 years of scientific evidence says they were wrong.

January 10, 2017
For 20 years, developmental psychologist Elizabeth Gershoff has been chasing a question: Does spanking actually do a child any good? “As far [back] as we have […]

50 Calm-Down Techniques to Try with Kids

October 31, 2016
By Renee Jain, MAPP ~ 11 min read Navigating childhood challenges can be stressful, and sometimes deep breathing isn’t the solution that works for your child. When […]

The Four Essential Habits of Happy Parents

October 4, 2016
I’ve been thinking about happiness a lot lately. As parents, we often think about how to raise children who are happy and thriving, and I think […]

Human Trafficking: Identifying Red Flags & What You Can Do

September 20, 2016
Red Flags Behavioral or Physical State Does the victim act fearful, anxious, depressed, submissive, tense, or nervous/paranoid? Does the victim defer to another person to speak […]

50 Encouraging Phrases

September 2, 2016
As parents, we spend much of our time giving directives and correction while the good things our children do often get little to no attention beyond […]
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