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The 4 Best Gifts You Can Give to Your Teen

What do teenagers want? You may be surprised by the answer.  Read More:

“What can we give him that we can afford, that he’ll love, and that will make a real difference in his life?”
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Parental Alienation Syndrome: What Is It, and Who Does It?

What is parent alienation syndrome? Are you doing it? Are you being victimized by it?
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The Teenage Years: 4 Questions That May Predict Thriving

One factor may matter more than you might expect for kids in their teenage years. A recent study from Brazil and Romania has implications in for American teenagers.
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Chores: Secrets To Winning the Parent-Kids Chore-Wars

Fights about chores demoralize everyone in a family. At the same time, children’s participation in the tasks that keep life going is vital to their become self-sustaining adults.
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Are You Good Enough?

How comfortable do you feel with yourself? The time-tested ideas of Donald Winnicott suggest that feeling good enough fosters acceptance from others.
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Dial Down the Drama with Your Teenager

What you do and don’t do determines whether you will enjoy or battle your teen.

When Is the Best Time to Have Children?


When is an ideal time to have children? And what are the consequences for your future life of that decision? Read More

Grandparents and Grandkids: The Perils of Long Distance Love


Grandchildren are the privilege and delight of increasingly fewer seniors. Those who do have grandkids too often live at too far a distance to reach out and hug them. Read More

Between Parent and Child: An All-Time Parenting Best-Seller

 Haim Ginott’s parenting book revolutionized our ideas of how to talk with children. Read More

Discipline with Babies and Toddlers

 Even the most endearing of babies manage from time to time to do things that are provocative. It’s best though to eliminate punishing them or even getting mad. There’s less stressful, less hurtful, and far more effective ways to take charge. Read More

You’re Here to Fulfill My Dreams

 When he had been young, Paul easily rose to the top of the world of junior tennis by winning many junior tennis tournaments. Throughout his high school years he ranked at the top not only in his city but in the state, the region and the country. What was the price? Read More

When Your Mother Has a Borderline Personality

 Adult children of moms with borderline personality disorders report the lifelong devastating impact of their mothers’ intense narcissism and unpredictable raging. What could help kids who have these kinds of moms? Read More

Help For Little Girls Who Do Too Much Anger

 When children learn that throwing angry fits gets them what they want, why should they change? Likewise for lovers and spouses who find that anger works to control their mate. Read More

Kids Making Too Much Noise?

 Try reading this story to your children if they sometimes make too much noise. Your discussion afterwards should be interesting. The story was written by a five-year-old boy who was trying to learn to tame his volume. Read More

More Info for Adult Children of Borderline Mothers

 These comments from readers of my earlier postings on borderline personality disorder have useful suggestions for understanding and coping with family members who rage. Read More

Lessons from Thumbsucking, the Earliest Addiction

 What helps kids to cease sucking their fingers or thumbs? These same principles can prove useful for grownups who want to overcome mistaken-things-we-put-in-our-mouths like excessive food, alcohol and drugs, or cigarettes. Read More

Three Ways to Use Play to Get Kids to Behave

 Parenting, someone once said, is the art of getting kids to do what you want them to do, and getting them to stop doing things you don’t want them to do. These three ways of playing can fill your basket of parenting tricks with potent fun strategies. Read More
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