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Perspective | All kids lie: How to handle it, and when you should worry An uptick in lying by tweens and teens is normal as they try to avoid stress or disappointing others.
Teens around the world are lonelier than a decade ago. The reason may be smartphones. The largest increases occurred in Slavic, Baltic, English-speaking and Latin American countries.
Is There “Parenting Lemonade” To Make From The Last Year Of Lemons? - Good Life Family Magazine By Michael Mackert, Ph.D | Contributor
Rivalry between sibs can drive parents bonkers! Here's some tips!! - Dr. Dean
Five ways parents eased up during the pandemic, and how it helped everyone I wasn’t alone in finding the payoff in easing up and giving my kid the space to express herself. Here's how others did it.
Perspective | Can an awkward introvert raise a socially confident child? For the shy or anxious parent, fear not: Teaching children such values as kindness and empathy can help them have happy social lives.
How To Extinguish Parent Burnout - Good Life Family Magazine By Cheryl Maguire
Playing with kids can be a bore. Here’s how to make it work. Experts have advice on how to connect with kids in a way that works for us.
Another article I wrote for Father's Day, for Good Life Family Magazine.
- Dr. Dean
Father’s Day: A Celebration Of What It Means To Be A Role Model - Good Life Family Magazine By Dr. Dean Beckloff | Contributor
We work with college-age students and young adults. This has been our experience with this group of young adults. - Dr. Dean
Rates of anxiety and depression among college students continue to soar, researchers say College students have reported higher levels of stress, depression and anxiety since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, according to researchers at Dartmouth College.
I've often said that bribery is ok - cause your kids are going to use extortion! Actually, the world of kids is surprises, prizes, and fun! This article sheds some truth - and cautions. - Dr. Dean
Bribery, rewards and other ways to motivate your kids without feeling guilty It's okay to use a bribe to get out of a sticky situation with your kids. Just try not to make it a habit.
An article I wrote for Good Life Family Magazine about the importance of a Dad's affirmation to his kids.
Fathers Be Good To Your Daughters… And Your Sons - Good Life Family Magazine By Dr. Dean Beckloff | Contributor
Unleash The Hidden Power Of Laughing With Your Kids - Good Life Family Magazine By Sandi Schwartz | Contributor
What kind of gift should we give teachers at the end of this pandemic school year? What in the world does a caregiver give a teacher who spent a year trying to educate through a pandemic? It depends.
Perspective | Is my child addicted to Roblox? The answer (probably yes) is less important than understanding why, and knowing how to help.
This is a podcast I participated in with Good Life Family Magazine!
That's A Good Question! Podcast Episode 9: Am I A "Lawnmower Parent"? - Good Life Family Magazine If you find yourself constantly engaged in mowing down any obstacles in your child’s life in an attempt to make life perfect, you may well be a “Lawnmower
Do's And Don'ts Of Giving Your Kids An Allowance - Good Life Family Magazine By Tanni Haas, Ph.D.| Contributor
The Science Of Giving And How It Can Help Your Kids - Good Life Family Magazine By Sandi Schwartz | Contributor
The Power Of Silence And How We Can Give Our Children More Of It - Good Life Family Magazine By Sandi Schwartz | Contributor
Perspective | The pandemic changed everything about family life. These are the parts parents want to keep. We asked parents to tell us, as we start to see light at the end of this pandemic tunnel: What is one change you’d like to carry with you into post-pandemic life? These are their answers.
Like Hugging a Time Bomb: How to Calm an Emotionally Dysregulated Teen with ADHD Exploding? Cursing? Slamming doors and stonewalling? If your teen’s emotions are equal parts volatile and extreme, you’re not alone. Already emotionally dysregulated teens with ADHD are feeling — and spreading — acute pandemic stress. Here’s how you can forge strong connections and diminis...
Post-UMD poll: Six in 10 parents say loss of sports affected kids’ emotional well-being Nearly two-thirds of parents say their children are less happy as a result of the loss of youth sports over the past year, according to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll.
Tweets, Texts, And Emojis: Why Communicating In Brief Snippets Is Hurting Our Kids - Good Life Family Magazine By Sandi Schwartz | Contributor
Should Tweens Use Social Media? - Good Life Family Magazine By Madeline Hammett
In times of stress, the best thing we can do for our children (and for each other) is to listen with our ears and hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.
- Fred Rogers, You Are Special (1995)
7 Guaranteed Ways to Mess Up Your Kids | Amen Clinics Raising children has always been a challenge. Parenting in the age of COVID has made everything harder. How can you know if you’re doing it right or getting it all wrong?
Helping Our Teens Navigate Peer Pressure - Good Life Family Magazine Open communication, role playing, and being available to help our teens get out of risky situations all help them feel ready to manage peer pressures.
The Truth About Your Child's Lies A lie is a lie is a lie, right? Maybe not, if your child has ADHD. Often, those lies are used to avoid getting blamed, to hide their own insecurities, or simply to get some attention. Learn why promoting honesty — without punishing every lie — is the best way to react when your child te...
Isolation And Its Impact On Our Kids - Good Life Family Magazine By Alicia Wanek
Too Sexy Too Soon? - Good Life Family Magazine From a very early age, our children are bombarded with graphic messages about sexiness. From the clothing marketed to pre-teens to video games, music and the
5 ways to help tweens and teens refresh their friendships during a pandemic For kids who can’t socialize in person, these creative ideas might help.
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