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A Fable about How to Be with Those We Love

In a study done over 30 years ago, researchers pulled first graders from different classrooms and had them interact in a new play group several days in a row. Selected were children who well liked by classmates and children who were actively disliked. Also in the play groups were children who were less extreme […]

November 14th, 2014|Categories: Mentor, Parent, Relationships, Self & Other|Tags: , , , |

The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions: #10

Today’s post is the tenth and final post in a series that I call “The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions”. I wrote this as part of a forthcoming book about parenting (You’re Not the Worst Parent in the World). My goal is to help parents appreciate what I call the “emotional hazards” of […]

November 7th, 2014|Categories: Parent, Self & Other|Tags: , , |

The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions: #9

Today’s post is the ninth in a series that I call “The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions”. I wrote this for a forthcoming book about parenting. I was trying to find a way to help parents appreciate what I call the emotional hazards of parenting. So, the 10 most useful emotion facts are […]

November 1st, 2014|Categories: Parent, Self & Other, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions: #8

Today’s post is the eighth in a series that I call “The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions”. I wrote this for a forthcoming book about parenting. I was trying to find a way to help parents appreciate what I call the emotional hazards of parenting. So, the 10 most useful emotion facts are […]

October 24th, 2014|Categories: Parent, Self & Other|Tags: , , |

The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions: #7

Today’s post is the seventh in a series that I call “The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions”. I wrote this for a forthcoming book about parenting. I was trying to find a way to help parents appreciate what I call the emotional hazards of parenting. So, the 10 most useful emotion facts are […]

October 17th, 2014|Categories: Parent, Self & Other|Tags: , |

The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions: #6

Today’s post is the sixth in a series that I call “The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions”. I wrote this for a forthcoming book about parenting. I was trying to find a way to help parents appreciate what I call the emotional hazards of parenting. So, the 10 most useful emotion facts are […]

October 10th, 2014|Categories: Parent, Self & Other|Tags: , , |

The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions: #5

Today’s post is the fifth in a series that I call “The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions”. I wrote this for a forthcoming book about parenting. I was trying to find a way to help parents appreciate what I call the emotional hazards of parenting. So, the 10 most useful emotion facts are […]

October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

The Misrepresentation of Time-Out by Time Magazine

A recent article that appeared in Time magazine does a disservice to parents. The article is entitled, “Time-Outs Are Hurting Your Child.”

see http://time.com/3404701/discipline-time-out-is-not-good/

The article is a disservice for at least two reasons.

First, it misrepresents what time-out is. Here is how it is described in the article: “In most cases, the primary experience a time-out offers […]

October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Parent|Tags: , |

The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions: #4

Today’s post is the fourth in a series that I call “The 10 Most Useful Facts about Emotions”. I wrote this for a forthcoming book about parenting. I was trying to find a way to help parents appreciate what I call the emotional hazards of parenting. So, the 10 most useful emotion facts are […]

September 26th, 2014|Categories: Parent, Relationships, Self & Other|Tags: , , |

Serving the Children of Military Parents

About five years ago, I approached some colleagues with the idea that school-based mentoring (SBM) was a good fit for children from military families. Researchers were learning that multiple and prolonged combat deployments were having significant and negative effects on military children and families. We reasoned that pairing military children with a school-based mentor—even […]

September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Mentor|Tags: , |