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This practical and compassionate book identifies some of the challenges that bright children face and provides an in-depth look at the reasons behind their struggles. It offers parents do-able strategies to help their children cope with their feelings, embrace learning and build satisfying relationships. Drawing from research as well as the authors’ clinical experience, it focuses on the essential skills children need to make the most of their abilities and become capable, confident, and caring people.
From picky toddlers to overweight tweens to vegetarian teens, parents confront many types of issues when trying to get their children to eat healthy meals. FEARLESS FEEDING written by pediatric nutrition experts helps parents understand how eating relates to their child's overall development and how they can help their children make good food choices.
Parenting problems? Don’t turn to the latest (unreliable and unproven) trend. Michele Borba’s new resource book is filled with time-tested, research-backed solutions to the toughest dilemmas from all ages and stages…and is the foundation for what the author calls “Results-Driven Parenting.”
Wiley Establishes Alexis Walker Award to Recognize Outstanding Research in the Field of Family Studies
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. today announced the establishment of the Alexis Walker Award which will honor outstanding research from emerging scholars in the field of Family Studies. The biannual $5,000 award will be presented for the first time at the 75th conference of the National Council on Family Relations in November 2013 in San Antonio.
Planning a wedding should be fun, exciting, and worry-free. However, we all know that most brides, grooms, and their families run into sticky situations or unique circumstances that aren't so black and white.
Aside from marriage laws, it is important for same-sex couples to be knowledgeable on their states’ tax, finance, healthcare and adoption laws as those too can impact their future.
From: Journal of Marriage and Family
Outsmarting Anger offers surefire strategies for transforming anger in yourself and others.
Surviving Your Child's Adolescence: How to Understand, and Even Enjoy the Rocky Road to Independence
Why is your teenager trying to drive you crazy? Find out what your child is going through and what you can do to help your teen and yourself navigate this difficult period in this practical guide from the author of the popular Psychology Today blog "Surviving Your Child's Adolescence."
New research in Symbolic Interaction explores the strategies career women adopt to avoid becoming ‘leftover women’ in China’s marriage market
Constant Complainers take up resources, time, and mental bandwidth in the workplace. When you change a culture of complaining to one of contributing, you boost morale, increase productivity, and promote effective communication. In Stop Complainers and Energy Drainers workplace communication expert Linda Swindling shares her expertise in negotiating tough situations in the workplace
From: Social Science Quarterly
A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine reveals that within a nationally representative study of American men and women, sex was rated as highly arousing and pleasurable whether or not condoms and/or lubricants were used. Condoms and lubricants are commonly used by both women and men when they have sex.
Author and USA Today Kid Tech Columnist Jinny Gudmundsen cuts through the App Store clutter and points parents in the direction of the best apps for kids of all ages
Tell your boss his tie looks great, or your dad that his dancing makes him look like a young John Travolta. Little white lies are all around us, but how can we detect them when we’re on the receiving end? Researchers using the Implicit Association Test (IAT) found it could identify both a white lie and the real motivation behind it. IAT differentiated truth from white lies and also identified the real reason from the faked one for 20 participants. The question is, even if you could detect them, would you really want to?
Pre-born babies have the ability to identify phonetic sounds from their native language if they hear speech while in the womb, new research has discovered. The study, carried out in the U.S. and Sweden, asked if newborns demonstrated prenatal learning by measuring responses to vowels in different languages. The findings revealed that the language heard by fetuses does impact newborn perceptions of native language.
They may not always appreciate your taste in music, but singing at, or better still with, young children has been found to improve their auditory skills. While formal musical training has been linked to brain plasticity, the first study into informal training, through parental singing or musical play, is published in the European Journal of Neuroscience. The results highlight the significance of informal musical experiences in enhancing the development of highly important auditory abilities in early childhood.
Children who are spanked before they are one-year-old are more likely to be aggressive when they are three and depressed or anxious by the time they are five, according to research published in the Journal of Marriage and Family. A sample of 3,870 families from 20 cities across the United States showed that approximately 30% of the children were spanked at the age of one, 56% at the age of three and 51% at the age of five.
Here comes the bride, saddled in debt. Wait. That’s not how the song is supposed to go!
There is No Us and Them
New book differentiates between the stereotype and the reality of East-West relations