Making time for open, unstructured, unplugged play improves relationships and helps children build self-management skills.
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Parents who embrace attachment parenting can be distressed when they can’t live up to its ideals. They shouldn’t be.
New research suggests we aren't born bigots. Racial prejudice is something we learn.
How do children learn to be grateful? Child development research explores ways that we can support this process.
We encourage a narrower range of emotions in boys than girls—and that can be harmful in the long run.
We’ve stereotyped the younger generation as self-absorbed—but behind the headlines lies a nuanced scientific debate.
Research suggests that young people rarely have a sense of purpose—but we can take steps to help them cultivate it.
Gratitude is more than behavior—it is also an internal experience, one that we can help children cultivate.