There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings.
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How parents can find their power in a world that won’t stop pushing.
Alison Escalante M.D.
Parents have always been stressed, but now we are drowning in it. A simple method can help us find a little peace and connect with our kids.
Parents who spent millions to get children into top colleges sent their kids a message: You are not good enough. We don’t believe in your abilities.
Mothers are drowning in stress not of their own making, and the U.S. stands out for the lack of support given to families. It does not have to be this way.
A new study has found that people who had loving parents in childhood have better lives later on.
Mind-blowing facts about the world impact what we teach our kids about giving.
I thought generosity was a good idea because it was part of being a good person, but this pediatrician thinks generosity goes with the fundamentals: sleep, diet, and exercise.
When we feel connected to others and connected to the world, we find an inner meaning that is more powerful than money or possessions.
My kids felt perfectly justified following me around and haranguing me, even though they knew it was against our rules. Why? Because they were bored, and boredom is the worst.
Close your eyes and imagine the holidays. What do you see? Do you see decorations and loved ones? Ugh. This joy stuff doesn’t happen by itself.
Have you ever been trapped in worry about what you should be doing for your kids? This 3-step method can change all of that.
Do you feel you need to get it right—that if you're not reading the research, you're not doing your job? It's time to put that burden down.
Anxious parents take the blame. Aren’t we a sad bunch of lemmings driven to bizarre group behavior? But we didn’t create this culture of anxiety by ourselves.
Do you ever feel like everybody has an opinion on your parenting? The idea that one small thing will alter our child's destiny forever is driving us crazy.
A pediatrician and writer, Dr. Escalante is on a mission to help parents out of the Shouldstorm that disconnects them from their kids. She is raising her own rambunctious boys.