An important but neglected aspect is how we use 'incidents' as learning opportunities when supervising our kids. Rather than scolding them when they get into a spat, we can do more good by teaching children how to manage conflict.
Sleep routines laid down in infancy are the basis for proper sleep hygiene in later life. This guide is for parents who are concerned about getting it right.
Curious expression may hold truth, so don't reject something just because you don't understand it.
Pop-psychology has given us some wonderful labels. The trouble with labels is that they say nothing about what's behind them, that they stick.
Learning to be mindful can have a deeply transformative impact on the lives of young people and ultimately lead to a more healthy, happy and compassionate society. YouthMindfulness.org teaches mindfulness techniques to teachers. You may not think this 3-minute video is relevant to you. Watch it and you might change your mind.
I have seen dozens of books on parenting (I used to review them), some good, some less so. As far as I can remember, they were all about active process; doing things for, with or to children. I cannot remember one that touched what parenting is really about. Most of us want our children to grow into independent, free-thinking, fair and honest adults. Just like we are. Here are some thoughts, gleaned from experience (135 child-years of it!).