Wall Street Journal

Teaching Children Independence: It’s All About the Next Time

UCLA researchers studying middle-class families find that U.S. kids tend to be dependent on their parents for tasks they can do themselves, as WSJ reports, but when does leaning on a parent become problematic and how can parents teach kids to be more independent?

By | 2017-07-19T21:25:02+00:00 March 13th, 2012|

Tantrum Tamer: New Ways Parents Can Stop Bad Behavior

Forget everything you may have read about coping with children's temper tantrums. Time-outs, sticker charts, television denial—for many, none of these measures will actually result in long-term behavior change, according to researchers at two academic institutions.

By | 2017-07-19T21:40:31+00:00 November 5th, 2011|