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Dr. Gordon Neufeld, PhD, Psychologist and Author, shares advice for parents on how to develop good attachment with your child with steps depending on the age of your... read more
Kim DeMarchi, MEd, CPE
Stephen 
Covey, in his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, gives the analogy of relationships being like emotional bank accounts.
Laura Markham, PhD Clinical Psychologist, shares advice for parents on what preventative family maintenance is and explains how it can help your child learn to cope with... read more
Children with ADHD and dyslexia need touch to feel safe and learn. Your parenting style should keep it in mind.
Watch Dana Entin, RN, MN, PNP's video on Examples of reflective communication...
Aimee Wheeler, PsyD, explains the many ways co-sleeping can benefit new babies, mothers, and families as a whole. Watch Wheeler discuss the research-based theories on... read more
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There was a time when Riley would talk to me of her own accord: Guess what happened to me today at school, Daddy. Wanna hear a joke? Can I ask your advice about... read more
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“Be nice to your sister.” “Use kind words.” “What you did wasn’t very considerate.” As parents, we’re always... read more
Here’s a gem of a question I hear weekly:  Should I pay my kids to do chores?  It doesn’t sound like a hard question to answer on the surface,... read more
Staff Sergeant (Ret.) Joey Jones takes us through the stresses and challenges of being away from your family while serving in a military zone and what he did to... read more
Cathy Cassani Adams shares advice on how to help your children feel emotionally safe.
Cathy Cassani Adams explains her approach to discipline as a self-aware parent.
Mallika Chopra shares her advice for helping moms stay connected with themselves spiritually.
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Empathy is the ability to step into the shoes of another person, aiming to understand their feelings and perspectives, and to use that understanding to guide our actions.
View Robin Berman, MD's video on What is shaming?...
Watch Video: Advice for bonding with your kids by Leana Greene, ...
When you become a parent, a light inside is awakened, and you are charged with the responsibility of illuminating the path for your children until they are old enough to... read more
View Tiffani Thiessen's video on How to teach your children to give to charity...
Dr. John Gray describes how teaching children to deal with negative emotions can help them become happier and more resilient adults
Educator, Rachel Simmons, Author of Odd Girl Out, discusses girls' obsession with social media
Tiffani Theissen, Actress on television's White Collar, talks about the surprise of new motherhood and bonding as a new family of three.
Actress Alysia Reiner gives her thoughts on talking to children about death
Actress Alysia Reiner offers suggestions for when a child favors the other parent
Psychologist Kenneth M. Adams explains how problems occur when parents use their children to fulfill inappropriate emotional needs
Psychologist Kenneth M. Adams, PhD explains the difference between healthy attachment and inappropriate closeness between a parent and child
Psychologist Joshua Coleman, PhD describes how parents can best respond when a child rejects them or becomes critical of their parenting
See Vicki Hoefle's video on Changing your focus from "day to day" management...
Pastor Jimmy Bartz offers suggestions on how parents can talk to kids about school shootings or other tragedies
Watch Michael Pritchard's video on The reality of loneliness & the consequence of meanness...
Percy L. Abram, PhD offers suggestions on how parents can give children language to express their emotions
Watch Video: Best way for dads to bond with their kids by Mark Steines, ...
See Erica Curtis, LMFT's video on Using art to connect with your children...
Learn about: Communicating openly with children to counteract negative cultural messages from Jean Kilbourne, EdD,...
View Marianne Williamson's video on Why you need to know your child's friends and their parents...
See Marianne Williamson's video on The importance of listening to your gut instinct...
Watch Joshua Sparrow, MD's video on Pre-Teen Touchpoint: Realizing parents are not perfect...
See Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP's video on When children learn about school shootings & terrorism...
Learn about: Signs that your relationship with your child needs help from Laura Markham, PhD,...
Frederick J. Goodall, Blogger of Mocha Dad, shares advice for parents from his personal experiences as a dad on how to get your child to open up and talk to you, even if... read more
Watch Video: How to communicate with a narcissist by Wendy T. Behary, LCSW, ...
See Shefali Tsabary, PhD's video on The myth of unconditional love...
Watch Video: How a family peace plan can stop the bickering by Cynthia G. Whitham, LCSW, ...
Adrian Kulp, Author and Blogger of Dad or Alive, shares advice for dads from his experience as a stay-at-home dad of how to best bond with his daughter
Watch Video: Taking an interest in your child's interests by Lynette Vertoch , ...
Michael Sinel, MD, Dad & Assistant Clinical Professor, shares advice for single dads on how to create an optimal relationship with your daughter
See Rosalind Wiseman 's video on How parents' subconscious feelings play out...
See Shannon Crossbear's video on Using respectful language with children...
View John Grienenberger, PhD's video on What is reflective thinking?...
View John Grienenberger, PhD's video on How do I help my child feel understood and acknowledged?...
Watch Video: Learning to read your child's behavioral cues by John Grienenberger, PhD, ...
See Lori Getz, M.A.'s video on Should I spy on my child's online activities?...
Watch Video: How to monitor your child's online activity by Lori Getz, M.A., ...
John Badalament, EdM Author & Educator, shares advice for father's on how to build a healthy, emotionally connected child with your child
Learn about: Benefit of annual family photo shoots from Ulrica Wihlborg,...
Learn about: How heart-to-heart talks can teach kids relationship skills from John Badalament, EdM,...
View Janis Keyser, MA's video on Answering difficult questions children ask about life...
Lori Getz, MA Technology Expert, shares advice for parents on how much is the appropriate line of monitoring their child's privacy without intruding on their privacy
Watch Lori Getz, M.A.'s video on When video games interfere with family time...
See Edward Hallowell, MD, EdD's video on The importance of connection for children...
View Lisa Sunbury, MA's video on What to say instead of "No!"...
Family Counselor Michael Gurian, MFA, shares advice for parents on the best way of going about talking about sex with their son
Learn about: Genuine Encounter Moments (GEMs) with your child from Kim DeMarchi, MEd, CPE,...
See Kim DeMarchi, MEd, CPE's video on Why tone of voice with children is so important...
Watch Video: Putting technology aside to connect better with your kids by Magnus Hellberg, ...
See Kim DeMarchi, MEd, CPE's video on Positive self talk and how it benefits children...
Gordon Neufeld, PhD Psychologist & Author, shares advice for parents on what you can do to help your child grow and develop a strong self-identity
Gordon Neufeld, PhD Psychologist and Author, explains how resistance is a natural instinct in children and shares tips on how to overcome this and get children to... read more
View Rob Morrow's video on Being an involved dad...
Watch Gordon Neufeld, PhD's video on Teenagers and peers...
Watch Gordon Neufeld, PhD's video on How much screen time...
Watch Gordon Neufeld, PhD's video on Dealing with boredom...
View Mary Hartzell, MEd's video on Advice for getting through the witching hour...
Learn about: Bonding by including children in chores from Mary Hartzell, MEd,...
Learn about: Different ways to communicate with children from Mary Hartzell, MEd,...
Learn about: Acknowledging a child's feelings from Mary Hartzell, MEd,...
Rob Morrow, Dad and Actor, shares examples of father-daughter bonding activities that he's done with his daughter and explains the type of impacts that having similar... read more
Jeanne Segal, PhD, shares advice for parents on how to create attachment with your newborn baby through non-verbal cues
Watch Video: Importance of friends for children and adults by Edward Hallowell, MD, EdD, ...
Learn about: Trying to be a better parent than the one you had from Edward Hallowell, MD, EdD,...
See Jeanne Segal, PhD's video on Problems stemming from insecure attachments...
Jeanne Segal, PhD, explains the difference between bonding and attachment, the secure attachment bond, and how they are created with your baby
JoAnn Deak, PhD Psychologist and Author, explains the power and the affect of fathers on their daughters, especially the impact that they have on their daughter's self-... read more
View Edward Hallowell, MD, EdD's video on A parenting rule...
View Jeanne Segal, PhD's video on Importance of forming an attachment bond...
Psychologist & Author Jeanne Segal, PhD, shares advice for parents on how to build a secure attachment bond with your baby
See Jeanne Segal, PhD's video on Understanding your baby's cues...
View Edward Hallowell, MD, EdD's video on Seeing your child as the grown up they will become...
Learn about: Effects of an insecure attachment bond from Jeanne Segal, PhD,...
See Jeanne Segal, PhD's video on Importance of mindfulness in securing attachment...
Learn about: How to listen effectively from Lee Hausner, PhD,...
Susan Stiffelman, MFT Author and Therapist, shares advice for parents on how to best handle a situation when your child is frustrated and how it can be used to bonding... read more
Jodi Wing, Educational Activist and Author, explains how spending one-on-one time together with your daughter can help to keep communication open and clear
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