/Parenting & Child Resources

Example of a Transitional Object

While watching a grandmother and her 1-1/2-year-old granddaughter the other day, the following occurred: The little girl was hungry and [...]

The Wright’s Are Right About Parenting

The following quotes are from David McCullough's wonderful book The Wright Brothers (2015). QUOTE #1 What a marvelous remark [...]

From the Spouse of a Person Who Suffers with Depression

The following is a heartfelt and insightful letter written by a husband whose wife suffers from depression.  I've [...]

Loveys, Stuffed Animals, and Pets

As you well know, children often have a teddy bear or some other fluffy animal or lovey to which they [...]

Kids and Tech: When and How

by Amelia Watkins In the last decade or so, media itself has become obsessed with the condemnation of technology [...]

The Curious Human

Interest, or curiosity, appears to be one of the nine or so feelings—or responses to stimuli—with which we are born. [...]

Slovenia prohibits corporal punishment in the home

Bravo! We just received this wonderful news via Joan Durrant and the Global Information Network. On 25 October [...]

Q & A | How to talk to children about violent news events

Question: I wondered if you know of anything written about how to talk with children about events like the Orlando [...]

Paraguay prohibits all corporal punishment of children!

On 17 August 2016, the Paraguayan National Congress approved the Law on Promotion of Good Treatment, Positive Parenting and Protection [...]