Category: Parenting

A modern family dilemma… Toddlers and swear words

My daughter said a bad word! I knew it would happen eventually. Thankfully, as far as we know, she has only said it in front of her father and I. (At least daycare has not told me they have heard … Continue reading

How to raise children to live a long life

Living a long life involves a lot more than just eating well, exercising, and getting plenty of sleep.  Certain psychological and social traits may be the key to living into your 80s and beyond according to Howard Friedman and Leslie … Continue reading

How young is too young for therapy? Q & A with Dr. Ramey

Question What is the youngest that you can take a child to therapy?  My three-year-old girl has been a behavior problem since the day she was born.  I know she needs help, even though our pediatrician tells me she is … Continue reading

The Psychology of Giving and Receiving Gifts

This is my favorite time of the year, partly due to the fact that I really enjoy giving gifts to friends and family. A great deal of thought goes into that process, as I typically begin thinking about Christmas gifts … Continue reading

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