How to Tell Your Child You Are Splitting Up

How to Tell Your Child You Are Splitting Up

When you decide you are separating, and have established a plan for moving forward with it, tell your child together with your partner, and include all your children together in the conversation.

Kim Kardashian Says New Baby Boy Is ‘Calm and Chill’

Kim Kardashian Says New Baby Boy Is ‘Calm and Chill’

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 38, shared photos from her CBD-themed baby shower on Twitter on Saturday and captioned the four pics, “We celebrated our baby boy about a week ago and now he’s here!

Calmpetence: The Self-Calming Effect of Competence

Calmpetence: The Self-Calming Effect of Competence

Those two tunes were my dad’s “a single body alone in the universe against its own best time.” It’s tacky to trivialize the sources of people’s calmpetence, flattening their groove and leaving them rattled.

Three Ways to Get Close to Your Child Despite a Hectic Life

Three Ways to Get Close to Your Child Despite a Hectic Life

Staying attuned to how a child feels allows a parent the opportunity to help the child when he or she feels worried, ashamed, scared, disappointed, or hurt. What would help?” When a parent empathizes with a worry, the child feels understood and less alone.

Study says your defiant child could one day be rich and successful

Study says your defiant child could one day be rich and successful

In short, the defiance you're seeing in your child now may be an indicator of their future success. Dr Karp suggests when dealing with a toddler tantrum, parents remain calm and repeat their child's request.

When Your Child Gets Angry: The Cheat Sheet

When Your Child Gets Angry: The Cheat Sheet

" I agree with everything in your article When Your Child Gets Angry: Here's Your Gameplan , but I can't remember all that in the heat of the moment.

Diane Kruger Is Happy She Waited to Have a Baby at Age 42

Diane Kruger Is Happy She Waited to Have a Baby at Age 42

“There’s definitely something to be said for being with someone who is doing it for the second time.” The couple have kept their baby girl out of the public eye so far, only sharing a close-up shot of their daughter’s hand in December.

What to do when your child talks back or sasses you

What to do when your child talks back or sasses you

You do that by modeling respect while you invite constructive communication to solve your child's problem, at the same time setting clear expectations about communication in your family. 3. When your child speaks hurtfully to you, calmly confront their hurtful words or tone and set a clear expectation for respectful communication: "Ouch!

Stress contagion

Stress contagion

We found that parents were more likely to talk to their child in response to an increase in the child’s stress levels.

How To Calm a Crying Baby?

How To Calm a Crying Baby?

What you haven’t heard about Dr. Hamilton, this pediatrician that calms a crying baby in a few seconds? That being said, this method only works for up to 3 months old babies.

Raising a Difficult Child? Try a “Spirited” Spin

Raising a Difficult Child? Try a “Spirited” Spin

Spirited Child (aka "grouch") Source: greg westfall/Flickr About ten percent of children are born with difficult temperaments. Find the balance in your own life that you need in order to be kind, loving, and patient with your spirited child.

Dad sings to 3-year-old daughter to calm her as they drive through wildfire flames

Dad sings to 3-year-old daughter to calm her as they drive through wildfire flames

Dad sings to 3-year-old daughter to calm her as they drive through wildfire flames Sonja Haller, USA TODAY Published 11:53 a.m. ET Nov. 11, 2018 | Updated 5:22 p.m. ET Nov. 15, 2018 Driving through Paradise, California, as the Camp Fire rages on.

Jenna Bush Hager's Christmas card features her daughters' sweet and silly sides

Jenna Bush Hager's Christmas card features her daughters' sweet and silly sides

Jenna Bush Hager’s two young daughters perfectly expresses the wonder and excitement of the holiday season in the family’s Christmas card. Poppy and Mila express their excitement over Christmas!

Emotional Health During the Holidays: 3 Steps for Success

Emotional Health During the Holidays: 3 Steps for Success

One theme of my book, The Emotionally Healthy Child, is that for positive emotional health three simple, but not necessarily easy steps are important.

Westfield is making Christmas a touch easier with ‘sensory-friendly’ Santa

Westfield is making Christmas a touch easier with ‘sensory-friendly’ Santa

Living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder has made a visit to see Santa a little more challenging for Liam than many other youngsters – until now. Living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder has made a pre-Christmas visit to Santa a little more challenging for him than many other youngsters.

Are you using this essential parenting tool?

Are you using this essential parenting tool?

“I saw major changes when I started using ‘Stop, Drop, and Breathe.’  The pause button keeps me from saying things I’ll be sorry for, and lets me phrase things so my kids will be more likely to listen.

Why Can't You Be Calm?!

Why Can't You Be Calm?!

Many abandon their own activities, from exercise to date nights, because “I can’t leave—my child needs me too much!” Others have cried in Bill’s office, distraught because their kid doesn’t feel good about himself. Many parents feel that they keep their stress under wraps—that their kids have no idea.