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Facebook vs Face-to-Face: How Technology Threatens Parent-Child Interaction

Lauren Lowry hanen.org “We have to learn to live with [technology] in a healthy way, according to our human values. And our human values are not to put our kids fifth, after texts, e-mail, Twitter, and everything else” I’ve done … Continue reading

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The mothers and toddlers program, an attachment-based parenting intervention for substance-using women: results at 6-week follow-up in a randomized clinical pilot

Suchman et al. PMC Abstract Previously, we reported posttreatment findings from a randomized pilot study testing a new attachment-based parenting intervention for mothers enrolled in substance-use treatment and caring for children ages birth to 3 years (N.E. Suchman, C. DeCoste, … Continue reading

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101 East : Web of Hate

Al Jazeera According to a poll, Australia rates number one in the world for bullying on social networks, with 9 in 10 families reporting a brush with bullies online. We explore the dark side of the web and the sometimes … Continue reading

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Study indicates finding a positive parental balance is key

Jamie Hanlon EurekAlert Wondering why your toddler is acting up? University of Alberta researcher Christina Rinaldi says it may be time to take a look at your parental style—and your partner’s. Rinaldi’s study, which appears in Early Childhood Research Quarterly, … Continue reading

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Born To Rage?

Explorer National Geographic Ex-punk rocker Henry Rollins is on a mission to figure out why many have struggled with feelings of aggression their entire lives. Related: Influence of Parenting Styles and Bullying Experiences on a Child’s Mental Health

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Effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) manualized program for clinically anxious children: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Jansen et al. BMC March, 2011 Abstract (provisional) Background In the Netherlands, the prevalence of anxiety disorders is 20%; and children with anxiety are at increased risk for psychopathology throughout adulthood. Recently, a revised version of a cognitive behavioral therapy … Continue reading

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Violent relationships likely detrimental to good parenting

Victoria M. Indivero EurekAlert Couples who are married or living together will probably have more trouble parenting as a team if they have been violent toward one another during pregnancy, according to a team of psychologists. “This finding is helpful … Continue reading

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Jenna McCarthy: What you don’t know about marriage

Jenna McCarthy TED In this funny, casual talk from TEDx, writer Jenna McCarthy shares surprising research on how marriages (especially happy marriages) really work. One tip: Do not try to win an Oscar for best actress. Jenna McCarthy writes about … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Bullying and Depression: It’s Complicated

Maia Shalavitz TIME Children who are ostracized by their peers and bullied often become depressed, but new research suggests that the relationship may work the other way around as well: children’s depressive symptoms in elementary school precede social victimization and … Continue reading

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Why Incentives Can Never Make Us Healthier w/ Alfie Kohn

Source: Health Promotion Live Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. The author of eleven books and scores of articles, he lectures at education conferences and universities as well as to parent groups and corporations. … Continue reading

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