Parenting that works: Seven research-backed ways to improve parenting, by Amy Novotney, American Psychological Association (Oct 2012)

Search for parenting books on, and you get tens of thousands of titles, leaving new parents awash in a sea of often conflicting information. But thanks to the accumulated results of decades of empirical research, psychologists know more than ever before about what successful parenting really is.

The Monitor asked leaders in child psychology for their best empirically tested insights for managing children’s behavior. Here’s what they said.

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