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Calm parenting pays off

To be calm is synonymous with being levelheaded, peaceful, patient, and composed.Remaining calm, however, is difficult to do with challenging children. The usual reactionsof frustrated parents are to impose their wills, retaliate, or withdraw to avoid a fight. The only effective way to positively influence children is to gain their trust, making them willing to […]

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Attachment impacts brain development

Research suggests that attachment at sensitive periods in a child’s development plays a critical role in brain and psychosocial development, including IQ development. That’s according to The Bucharest Early Intervention Project, who “studied the effects of neglect on children living in Romanian orphanages.  They wanted to see if they would do better if removed from the […]

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Controlling parenting impacts kids’ future relationships

A new study suggests that teenagers whose parents have tight psychological control on them have a hard time developing close relationships later in life. The study was led by University of Virginia Psychology Professor Joseph Allen and Dr. Barbara Oudekerk, a post-doctoral student and a statistician at the Department of Justice Statistics. The study published […]

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