Culture and Discipline: Is Harsh Discipline Ever Okay?

Is harsh discipline always bad for kids? If not, how can we reconcile a desire to end such practices with research that may suggest they have a role?

By | October 19th, 2018|3 Comments

What Does It Mean To Be “In Control”?

When we think about being in control, we often think about having children that obey and listen to us no matter what. That would be wrong. Instead it start and ends with our own responses, not our kids.

By | October 10th, 2018|2 Comments

Bedsharing With a Premature Baby

It is a common refrain that parents of premature infants should never bedshare. Yet this is not always actively followed given the difficulties of caring for a premature baby who requires regular skin-to-skin contact. This article reviews the research surrounding this with some areas for discussion moving forward.

By | October 5th, 2018|5 Comments

Is Daycare Really a SIDS Risk?

Although not widely discussed, some articles and people highlight a relationship between SIDS and starting daycare. This can be terrifying for many families, but we need to look at what we know to know how to respond.

By | September 28th, 2018|0 Comments

How to Love Your Child Unconditionally

Many of us know that we're supposed to love our kids unconditionally, but we lack the ideas as to how to do this effectively. Looking at good times, bad times, and every day times, this explores how you can achieve unconditional love for your kids.

By | September 19th, 2018|8 Comments

Is TV Watching Really So Bad For Kids? Well… It Depends

Screen time is often thought to be associated with negative social outcomes for kids, including aggression, conduct problems, and peer relational problems. New research suggests this may not be so clear cut.

By | September 12th, 2018|1 Comment