Tag: Parents

Parents, Kids and Bullying Behaviors – What Can We Do?

Have you taught your children how to respond to bullying behaviors? Their response can mean the difference between stopping the aggression or escalating it. And what if they are a witness? Will they know how to be an upstander? There are also ways we can teach our kids to resist social pressures and not become …

Parenting Skills Add to Physical Health and Longevity

Sir Michael Marmot, who directs the Institute of Health Equity at University College London and is president of the World Medical Association, published an article in Scientific American this week reviewing research that sheds light on the importance of parents’ ability to help kids develop socially and emotionally. In fact, he cites research studies that …

Reading Together: A Portal to Social and Emotional Discoveries (with Book Recommendations)

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis “One more chapter!” my son pleads at bedtime and more often than not, I have obliged. It’s a true joy to dive into an adventure together and have the chance to discuss subjects …