Your Core Negative Beliefs Are a Lie

The practice of mindfulness is an attempt to identify the core negative beliefs that each of us holds, and then to reject them and challenge them.

Positive Parenting and the Brain

You're never going to look back on your life and say, "I wish hadn't been so kind to my children!"

Homer Simpson as Parent

Humor is very often a sneaky way to engage with cultural and moral issues that would meet with resistance if they were discussed in a more serious way.

A Review of HBO's "Big Little Lies"

The HBO hit, "Big Little Lies," shows us all that domestic violence between parents affects our children, even if your child is never personally abused.

A Case Study on Punishment

When you were punished as a child, did it work? Or did you just strategize how to get away with your behavior the next time?

Winner of Survivor Sparks Conversation about PTSD

PTSD doesn’t only affect the soldier, but also has profound effects on the victim’s family. Treatment often focuses on three main behaviors.

How to Raise "Good" Children

How do we help our children become good people? A few behaviors can teach them the way.

Santa Claus Is No Longer Coming to Town

Should you be sad when your child discovers the truth? A different way of looking at your child's growing mind.

How Sex Is Connected To Marital Satisfaction

Taking the time to connect with your partner can lead to better – and more frequent – sex.

Get Your Students to be More Engaged

Break up your teaching into smaller chunks, and provide your class with feedback about how well they are understanding the material.

The Practice of Mindfulness

Be mindful of this life you are living. It is going to happen, day by day, until it expires, regardless of how you approach it. Might as well enjoy the ride.

The Art of Parenting

You have more time to be a good parent today than you will ever have again. Take advantage of your good fortune!

How Sports Can Make You Healthier and Build Character

Go outside and play! How sports and play provide your child with higher motivation, self-confidence, and social skills.

Stressed Out Parents

Parents, watch your stress. Recent research shows that your anxieties can spill over into your interactions with your children.

Courageous Parents, Smart Kids

How much does your parenting really matter? New research shows that just believing in the importance of your parenting can make your child smarter. The connection explained.

The Reality of Whiteness

Why are some white people so reluctant to acknowledge racism and white privilege? Opening minds and hearts to the need for more progress.

The Pressure to Be Perfect

Perfectionistic thinking is different from having high expectations and a drive to do a good job, in that the pressure to be perfect brings with it a host of negative thoughts.

How Poverty Hurts Children

Children who are born into poverty have a lot of obstacles to success. A recent study suggests that the stresses of poverty make positive parenting difficult to practice.

Courageous Daughters and Sensitive Sons

We must teach our daughters to be courageous and face their anxieties, and we must teach our sons to be sensitive and emotionally expressive.

Is It Possible to Be a Father and a Man at the Same Time?

A recent study examines fathers' anxieties about masculinity and parenting.