For Parents and Teachers

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.