Parenting With Psychology

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How to Adjust Your Child to Daylight Saving Time ages 0 - 6 months ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years consistency routines sleep Mar 06, 2024

 

Once again, the time has come to set our clocks forward and embrace longer daylight hours - an annual tradition that parents often dread.  While adults may find the transition through...

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How To End Screen Time Battles | Screen Time Management ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints screen time Feb 27, 2024

 

Picture this: It's a typical afternoon in your household, and your child is engrossed in their favorite app or game.  As the designated screen time comes to an end, you brace yourself...

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How To Raise a Kid Who Loves To Read | Develop Reading Skills ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years learning routines Feb 22, 2024

 

 

Imagine a world where your child eagerly reaches for a book instead of a screen, where the joy of reading fills their heart and mind.  Realistically, we’re shooting for a...

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How To Deepen Your Bond With Your Child ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication consistency relationships routines Feb 15, 2024

 

Imagine this scene: It's early morning, and you're feeling tired, overwhelmed, and already thinking about the long to-do list ahead.  But as your child comes bounding into the room,...

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The Power of Words: How to Speak to Your Child ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication Feb 07, 2024

 

Imagine this scenario: You're sitting in a cozy coffee shop, engrossed in a book, when suddenly someone approaches you and starts shouting demands.  How would you feel?  Most...

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How To Stop Your Child From Hitting Others | End Hitting Behavior 5 c’s ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years discipline siblings Feb 01, 2024

 

Amazing parents all strive to raise kind and compassionate children who treat others with respect.  However, it's not uncommon for young children to engage in rough behavior, such as...

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The Power of Chore Distribution: Strengthening Marital and Parent-Child Relationships ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years check yourself chores relationships spouses Jan 24, 2024

 

Usually, I focus on the parent-child dynamic in these posts, but there’s no denying that the parent-parent dynamic is essential to a harmonious family environment and resulting...

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How To Prevent Sibling Rivalry ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years check yourself communication consequences consistency discipline relationships siblings Jan 17, 2024

 

 

This week, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Racial equality is supremely important, and in fact, I'm working on a very special post on the topic of helping to teach...

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How Does Family Dynamics Affect Child Development? ages 0 - 6 months ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years choices & checkpoints Jan 10, 2024

Do you want to know why I love talking to parents about stage theories in the psychology of human development?  It's because knowledge of the various stages that children progress through...

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How To Hold a Successful Family Meeting ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication consistency problem solving routines Jan 04, 2024

 

Happy New Year, amazing parents!  I hope your 2024 is off to a great start.  This annual transition presents a perfect opportunity for families to reflect on their routines and...

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What Are The Best Parenting Tips Of 2023? ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years best of pwp Dec 27, 2023

 

Happy holidays, amazing parents!  This is a busy holiday week for many of you, and the focus for us all should be on spending time with the ones we love.  So, we will keep this...

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Raising Generous Kids: Teaching the True Spirit of Giving ages 11 years - 18 years ages 5 years - 11 years ages 6 months - 5 years communication holidays learning Dec 19, 2023

The holiday season is a time of giving and generosity, and as parents, we have a unique opportunity to teach our children the value of helping others.  I touched on this topic in a recent...

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