Category Archives: Parenting

Unlearning: Three Steps to Changing Bullying Behavior

By Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of  The 6Rs of Bullying Prevention: Best Proven Practices to Combat Cruelty and Build Respect Dear Dr. Borba: My son’s teacher says he bullies a classmate by saying cruel, hurtful things. He denies being mean … Continue reading

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How to Ignite a Love of Reading in Young Children

By Judy Lalli, M.S., author of I Like Being Me: Poems about kindness, friendship, and making good choices It’s all about relationships. Young children who have warm, interactive relationships with the adults in their lives will show enthusiasm for whatever … Continue reading

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Who Needs Technology? Four Ideas for Screen-Free Family Fun

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun Technology is ubiquitous; computers, tablets, gaming systems, smartphones—wherever we are or go these days, it seems that some sort of screen is right there with us. And while there are … Continue reading

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Teaching Children the Value of Making Mistakes: A Case Study with Myself

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series Perhaps the most important habit I promote as a therapist and children’s author is healthy coping. Basically this means helping people learn and practice being able to … Continue reading

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Talking to Young Children About Differences

By Cindy Gainer, author of I’m Like You, You’re Like Me: A Book About Understanding and Appreciating Each Other I had an opportunity the other day, when the weather in this part of Pennsylvania was unusually warm, to take a … Continue reading

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