For Teachers

March 29, 2017

Three Questions To Ask Instead Of Saying “Nice Job”

We’re much more specific in our criticism than in our praise. Time to correct the imbalance.
March 20, 2017

The Limitations of Teaching ‘Grit’ in the Classroom

“We are asking students to change a belief system without changing the situation around them.” The first time I heard a preschooler explaining a classmate’s disruptive […]
January 10, 2017

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

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 […]
October 31, 2016

50 Calm-Down Techniques to Try with Kids

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 […]
October 4, 2016

The Four Essential Habits of Happy Parents

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 […]