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The problem with parenting
Jan Macvarish - Spiked, 20 October 2020.
A new book explores why we are struggling to raise our children and offers a bold defence of the family.
How parents should talk to their children about sex
Aine Aventin - The Conversation, 22 September 2020.
Parents and children need to be able to discuss sex – but often they avoid these conversations.
Parenting questions I’m asked most as a child therapist
Oliver Sindall -Newsweek, 24 September 2020.
After 11 years of working in children and family services, the author has learnt that if you want to make a lasting impact on a child's life you have to support their care-givers.
Why perfectionists may become helicopter parents
Alison Escalante - Psychology Today, 22 September 2020.
Over-parenting is a problem because it means that parents interfere with normal child development by doing too much for the kid.
It’s time to give up perfectionist parenting
Elissa Strauss - CNN, 28 August 2020.
With the pandemic upending ingrained routines, perfectionists have an opportunity to reset their ways and build a healthier parent-child relationship.
How parents shape their child’s eating habits
The Week, 10 August 2020.
Parents can help kids eat healthier by knowing their own sense of self-control.
India: Parents, the first and natural tutors
Namya Mahajan and Utsav Kheria - The Hindu, 3 August 2020.
How low-income parents can start getting more involved in early childhood care and education
How to solve the most common issues all parents face
Charlie Lankston - Daily Mail, 17 July 2020.
Two parenting and child psychology experts are revealing exactly how to deal with some of the most common issues and scenarios.
10 outcomes of successful parenting
Christine Hammond - Psych Central, 12 July 2020.
Some examples of a fully functional adult that result from effective parenting. This list is not meant to be inclusive or exclusive; rather it is a spring-board for discussion.
The challenges of positive parenting
Olga Mecking - BBC News, 7 July 2020.
Positive parenting is a popular child-rearing philosophy – but does it come with challenges for parents and children alike?
The effects of smartphone use on parenting
Science News, 8 July 2020.
Parents may worry that spending time on their smartphones has a negative impact on their relationships with their children, but a new comprehensive analysis found that this is unlikely to be the case.
Working parents, your family needs a ‘board of directors’
Priscilla Claman - Harvard Business Review, 8 July 2020.
Coping with life’s challenges in this ambiguous context can become a real challenge, but there’s an office practice that can help: mentoring.
Parenting in focus: Take it easy
Cynthia Martin - Sequim Gazette, 24 June 2020.
It has been a tough time for parents, especially moms, in the last few months. With school just now being out for summer some of the pressure stops.
There is a significant gap in parenting support
Christy Kidner - The Canberra Times, 21 June 2020.
When a woman is pregnant, or has a newborn, a toddler or a preschooler, the amount of information and advice on offer is completely overwhelming. Then, it stops.
Helicopter parenting creates problems later in life
Angela Betsaida B. Laguipo - News Medical 18 June 2020.
Overly strict parents undermine the autonomy of their children which can lead to less favorable social and educational outcomes well into adulthood, a new study has shown.
India: What equal parenting is about
Pallavi Utagi - The Indian Express, 13 June 2020.
When both parents are committed to working together on common family goals, it sets a great example of teamwork and support that goes a long way in the child’s life.
Family-friendly policies crucial to help parents bear brunt of COVID-19
Made Anthony Iswara - The Jakarta Post, 1 June 2020.
As the international community celebrates the Global Day of Parents on June 1, experts in Indonesia are calling to enact family-friendly policies to support working families and minimize negative consequences for children.
7 biggest parenting mistakes that destroy kids’ mental strength
Tracy Hutchinson - CNBC, 25 May 2020
Not only are mentally strong kids better prepared to tackle future problems on their own, but studies have found that they’re also more likely to be engaged in school and in their future jobs.
Why can’t I list parenting on my resume?
Stephanie Murray - The Guardian, 18 May 2020.
I’ve sharpened a wide range of skills as a parent – patience, adaptability, multitasking. Potential employers should see the value in it.
The decade of the parenting manual
Melonyce McAfee - The New York Times, 19 April 2020.
From Tiger Moms to helicopter parents, no child-rearing style escaped scrutiny.
What everyone can learn from parents of big families
Laura Vanderkam - The New York Times, 16 April 2020.
When you’re parenting at scale, keeping things simple is key.
Ways for parents and families to cope while together at home
David Purpura - Purdue University, 3 April 2020.
Tips for families, now that they are settling into a new normal of staying at home, avoiding social activities and not attending schools, all while many parents are working from home.
Embracing the ‘helicopter parent’
Jenna Price - The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 March 2020.
Our children are definitely not always right but in an institutional setting, they have zero power. Parental support brings back balance.
Working parents, give yourself permission to recharge
Elizabeth Grace Saunders - Harvard Business Review, 24 February 2020.
To love and care for your children well, you need to love and care for yourself well.
American parenting styles sweep Europe
Olga Mecking - BBC, 26th February 2020.
European parents have historically been relaxed when it comes to raising their children, but today more and more are adopting the kind of intensive parenting style common in the US.
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