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Parenting is hard work! No matter what your profession is, being a parent is your most important & rewarding job. These fact-filled expert articles offer parenting tips, life-changing insight and easy ways to become a better parent. No matter the age of your child, there is no better time than now to learn about the most effective parenting styles and apply them to your own life. Being a parent isn’t easy, but with helpful hints and practical advice from parenting experts and child psychologists you can become a more confident parent and raise children who are happy, healthy and independent.

5 Methods for Connecting with Your Teenager

5 Methods for Connecting with Your Teenager

Do you ever feel like your teenager is from another planet? They speak a language you don’t understand. They have interests that you’ve never heard of. It’s a common phenomenon. Teenagers are weird. That being said, they’re your teenagers and there are steps you can take to better understand them and be closer. 1. Ask Questions and […]

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Sports Psychology 101

Since so many of our articles and blogs are devoted to childrens’ problems and pathologies, I thought I would range outside of that territory to look at some of the applications of psychology to other, less clinically oriented areas of study. There are many applications of psychology into the world of sports and enhancing performance […]

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5 Poisonous Houseplants to Keep Away from Toddlers and Pets

When decorating your living space, houseplants are a natural consideration. Their living greenery infuses life into your home and many plants help clean indoor air. However, if you have pets or small children, certain houseplants can be poisonous if ingested. Cats love grass-like plants, and dogs can pull entire plants up by their roots and gobble […]

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Is Your Teen Involved in a “Mine-Field Relationship?”

Early relationships in the middle and older adolescence years are, how should we describe it—intense and emotionally charged. Remember Romeo and Juliet, the 13-year-olds from feuding families that Shakespeare tragically paired together in 15th century Verona? With good reason, we mythologize love in adolescence, with its power to plant in our hormonally-fertilized psyches the seeds […]

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Making Boys Better Men

Making Boys Better Men

If men are simple and easily understood, then boys, who are arguably younger and smaller, should be even simpler and easier to understand.  However, numerous findings indicate that boys are having trouble and that this trouble has resulted in big societal changes.  For example, girls are now graduating from college in greater numbers than boys, […]

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