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Parents Can Play An Active Role In The Identity Formation Of Their Adolescent Children

Parents Can Play An Active Role In The Identity Formation Of Their Adolescent Children

Mainstream belief regarding identity theory tends to portray adolescents as the sole agents involved in their identity development. However, a new article in the Journal of Research on Adolescence reveals that parents are concerned, involved, and reflective participants in their children’s identity formation. Elli Schachter, PhD, of Bar Ilan University and Jonathan Ventura of the […]

When To Leave Your Children Alone?

When To Leave Your Children Alone?

It’s important for a child to learn to be independent and care for himself. But how do you know when a child is old and mature enough to stay alone? In general, a child younger than age 10 probably isn’t ready. But when it comes to older children, the Nemours Foundation says the time may […]

How Can You Stop Your Kids Fighting With Each Other?

How Can You Stop Your Kids Fighting With Each Other?

Kids’ fighting is a common thing. Did you see your children arguing all the time? Did you experience the change in the environment at home with their fight? Of course every family with kids faces this type of problem. Don’t worry that you are the only parents who have such kids. You are not alone […]

Troubled Children Hurt Peers' Test Scores, Behavior

Troubled Children Hurt Peers’ Test Scores, Behavior

Troubled children hurt their classmates’ math and reading scores and worsen their behavior, according to new research by economists. The researchers linked domestic violence cases to 4.6 percent of the elementary school students in their sample. These children scored nearly 4 percentile points lower on standardized reading and math scores than their peers whose parents […]

Are You Vexed Of Bribing Children? Tips To Defeat The Effects Of Bribery!

Are You Vexed Of Bribing Children? Tips To Defeat The Effects Of Bribery!

We resort to bribing children some or the other time. Bribes are gifts or rewards that influence children to do a specific action. But, it rapidly becomes addictive for the child and the behavior becomes more and more scandalous in the expectations of achieving better and better rewards. So, for parents who are looking for […]

Study Shows Link Between Spanking And Physical Abuse

Study Shows Link Between Spanking And Physical Abuse

Spanking has been, and still is, a common method of child discipline used by American parents. But mothers who report that they or their partner spanked their child in the past year are nearly three times more likely to state that they also used harsher forms of punishment than those who say their child was […]

Tips To Increase Attention Span In Your Children!

Tips To Increase Attention Span In Your Children!

Parents with children, who are school going, generally complains about their inability to make their children study for sometime with concentration. If it is exams time then it is more tough time for the parents to get their children sit down and study. Some children are not that motivated and some have short attention span, […]

5 Ways To Keep Your Kids Safe At Home

5 Ways To Keep Your Kids Safe At Home

The new law reforming federal consumer protections has been hailed as the best improvement in child safety laws since the 1970s. But the law’s protections don’t kick in right away. Here’s how to keep your kids safe right now: 1. Don’t buy toys with rare Earth magnets. These popular toys with super-powerful magnets have killed […]

Do You Know How To Become A Great Dad? Here Are Some Tips For You!

Do You Know How To Become A Great Dad? Here Are Some Tips For You!

Becoming a dad is not an achievement for every man, but if your children say that you are a great dad, then there are no words to express that moment. Being a great father to the children is a real achievement in the life. Every father feels that he should be the best dad as […]

Teach Children How To Fight Fair

Teach Children How To Fight Fair

If you are a parent, you’re probably familiar with a few of the following statements; “He hit me,” “She looked at me,” “He ate the last Cheeto — he’s such a pig,” “She used my eraser,” “He thought about poking me,” “He cheated,” “He got to sit in the front last time,” “He’s such a […]