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Your Happy Healthy Child

Managing disruptive behavior in a child isn’t easy, but staying calm and remaining firm goes a long way. Of course, this is made more difficult if the temperament or personality of the child is more unruly. Here are a few tips toward happy healthy parenting.

How Kids Shape Parenting

By Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D.

Behavior problems in kids and intrusive parenting

Calming an Anxious Child

By Erin Leyba LCSW, Ph.D.

Telling anxious kids to "calm down" or "buck up" doesn't work. Here's what does.
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What Makes a Child Shy?

By Vanessa LoBue Ph.D.

What research tells us about the biology (and parenting) of shy kids.