When Teens Shut Down Communication
When teenagers stop communicating or refuse to participate in a conversation, parents can get very frustrated and often don't know what to do. My suggestion is to give a few choices and say that you want and value the teenager's input. Adolescents want to be heard and want to participate in decisions that impact their own lives.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Fred Peipman, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Parenting Source Type: news

Listen Up Grandma: Go Ahead and Spoil Your Grandchildren!
Many parents complain when grandparents spoil their grandchildren, especially when it comes to food. But food has the power to create connections, to build bonds, to make magical memories.(It might even get the grandchildren to look up from their devices!) read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dina Rose, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Diet Parenting children ' s eating habits grandchildren Grandparents holidays sweets treats Source Type: news

10 Mind-blowing Books from 2014
Every year I post the top 10 books that I digested for the year. This was the best year of reading that I can remember. Expect to find a few that are off the beaten path. enjoy!read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Todd B. Kashdan, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Parenting Personality creativity evolutionary psychology Manson pixar robert peace Scientology Seneca stoicism Source Type: news

Home for the Holidays: The Big Visit
Exams are over and hundreds of thousands of students are heading home for the holidays! Yes, sleep deprived, hungry, laundry-bearing college students are on their way home to enjoy a nice long winter break. Most of them are looking forward to catching up with friends, ransacking the kitchen, and the best part of all… doing nothing for the next few weeks. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 15, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Raychelle Cassada Lohmann, M.S., L.P.C. Tags: Child Development Parenting Relationships college students holiday stress holiday visits Source Type: news

Why Synchronize and Bond With Your Children
The development of healthy synchronic bonds is the cornerstone of adaptive social life, and it starts in infancy.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 15, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Parenting Resilience Stress attachment oxytocin relationships synchrony Source Type: news

Should Women Be Freed from the Motherhood Mandate?
Should women be freed from the motherhood mandate?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 15, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ellen Walker, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Parenting Self-Help childfree by choice Complete Without Kids Ellen Walker Melanie Holmes The Female Assumption Source Type: news

Should Parents Use Time-outs?
It is crucial to resolve tricky situations with your child, by giving her a tool to use for the next time. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 14, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Meri Wallace, LCSW Tags: Child Development Parenting Source Type: news

Kindness in Kids and The Nature-Nurture Debate
Lucy eyes Charlie’s toy and decides that she wants it. Charlie, noticing this, kindly extends the toy to her, showing prosocial behavior. Is this nature or nurture?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 14, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Ethics and Morality Neuroscience Parenting altruism compassion genes oxytocin sociality Source Type: news

How to Teach Your Children Generosity During the Holidays
Self-centeredness and generosity are not mutually exclusive; they are more like next-door neighbors. In other words, your child has the capacity for both. It may drive us crazy to hear the gimmes, but if we want our kids to learn generosity, we’ll be better served to pause, exhale and teach our kids to feel good about giving.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 14, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tamar Chansky, Ph.D Tags: Child Development Happiness Parenting encouraging altruism gratitude Holiday giving self-centeredness sharing teaching generosity thoughtfulness Source Type: news

Why Boredom Is Essential For Young People
For many young people, "I'm bored!" is a complaint and also a question about uncertainty. What if we joined them in their questioning?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 13, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Nick Luxmoore Tags: Child Development Education Happiness Parenting Source Type: news

The Husband Swap
This blog combines themes of parenting, divorce, love, and relationship duration to look at a writer's personal example of how polyamory can work in some instances and not in others. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 13, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Elisabeth A. Sheff, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Parenting Relationships Sex children personal growth polyamory polyandry sexuality true love Source Type: news

Immaculate Conception
Mom with newborn baby--photo icons. But where's dad in the mix? He's often taking the photo rather than caught on film. Ian Beesley is spurred to action--taking photos of fathers holding their babies.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 13, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Peter B. Gray, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Gender Health Parenting Born in Bradford cohort study family photos fatherhood fathers Ian Beesley Madonna madonna with child photography Source Type: news

HIV Positive and Pregnant
According to journalist Heather Boerner, author of Positively Negative: Love, Pregnancy, and Science’s Surprising Victory Over HIV, the options for creating a healthy family keep growing and now include both pregnancy and adoption.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Meredith Resnick, L.C.S.W. Tags: Child Development Gender Health Parenting adoption AIDS family HIV pregnancy Source Type: news

Breaking from Our Eugenic Past
The recognition of this history is timely because advances in genetic and reproductive technologies will put increasingly more people in the position of having to wrestle with questions about the kind of child they want – and don’t want – to bring into the world.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jessica Cussins Tags: Education Health Parenting Philosophy assisted reproduction down syndrome eugenics GenePeeks genetics genomics Haunted Files Jon Entine Lee Silver new york university north carolina reproductive justice reproductive rights Source Type: news

Committed to the Language of Mental Illness
Words like "mania" and "Lithium" and "psychosis" can hurt a hell of a lot--especially when used in reference to your child. That’s why it’s a good idea to get to know the words you think may be coming after you. Knowing them can sometimes give you power over them--and over the things they represent.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Deborah Vlock, Ph.D. Tags: Parenting Resilience Self-Help mental illness self-education words Source Type: news

26 Simple Gifts to Last Forever
Simple inexpensive gifts can form the memories that will nourish your child when you’re not with her to remind her of your love. Companionable walks through a wintry wood, car rides singing together at the top of your lungs, laughter shared when everyone’s being silly, these are the treasures she’ll take with her through times of happiness and times of trouble.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dona Matthews, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Happiness Parenting Resilience appreciation books children Christmas compassion dance enthusiasm gifts gratitude music vitality Source Type: news

Insufficient Childhood Sleep And Teenage Overweight
A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics on December 11th 2014 found a strong connection between insufficient sleep in early childhood and overweight in adolescence. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dennis Rosen, M.D. Tags: Parenting Sleep childhood ghrelin ghrelin and leptin Obesity Source Type: news

The Neuroscience of Why Children Play
Kids aren't allowed to play as in the "good old days." What price are we paying?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: William R. Klemm, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Cognition Parenting Social Life biology brain development neuroscience play Source Type: news

And the Winner of the Wisdom Contest Is.....
If you were on your deathbed and had to offer a single bit of wisdom to your child, what would it be? I asked several sage psychologists, book authors, and old friends to share 2 or 3 kernels of wisdom I could pass on to my son. Maybe you can guess what one bit of advice came up most frequently. Though it sounds simple, it can be surprisingly difficult to follow.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Douglas T. Kenrick, Ph.D. Tags: Aging Child Development Happiness Parenting charity fulfilment kindness positive psychology wisdom Source Type: news

What Single Gem of Life Wisdom Do Sages Most Recommend?
If you were on your deathbed and you had to offer a single bit of wisdom to your child, what would it be? I asked several sage psychologists, book authors, and old friends to share 2 or 3 kernels of wisdom I could pass to my son. Maybe you can guess what one bit of advice came up most frequently. Though it sounds simple, it can be surprisingly difficult to followread more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 12, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Douglas T. Kenrick, Ph.D. Tags: Aging Child Development Happiness Parenting charity fulfilment kindness positive psychology wisdom Source Type: news

Alcohol, Pregnancy, and Racial and Social Class Bias
Our perceptions of risk, especially as identified through racial and socioeconomic factors, are false. This is why current prevention campaigns don’t work - because the information applies to “them,” not “us.”read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 10, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D. Tags: Child Development Parenting Race and Ethnicity alcohol classism pregnancy prevention racism Source Type: news

Gift Ideas for Your Daughter: The Best Gifts Are Free
Keeping the risks of holiday burnout in mind, here is a list of “gifts” that parents can offer their daughters not just during the fever pitch of December holidays, but throughout the year. The best part is that these gifts pay off big in return dividends that last a lifetime as you raise a responsible, mature, and appreciative daughter.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 9, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Suzanne Degges-White, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Happiness Parenting Self-Help daughter gift holiday mother-daughter relationship Source Type: news

Get Closer To Your Child By Giving Up Yelling
Are you stuck in the habit of yelling at your child? Do you feel that you can't stop yelling at him or her even though you try to stop?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 9, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D. Tags: Parenting anger children lying yelling Source Type: news

The Toughest Decisions in Life are Gray
Important decisions aren't black and white. In fact, they are surprisingly gray. For kids, the decision between bad and bad is infinitely more complex. Children aren't traditionally taught how to make “gray” decisions. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 9, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Rebecca Jackson Tags: Child Development Education Ethics and Morality Parenting consequences Gray Decisions options Rebecca Jackson The Learning Habit Source Type: news

Why Teaching Math in Schools Is Counterproductive
Research shows that teaching maths to early years in schools is a waste of time. Yet governments and schools persist with their outdated curriculums. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 9, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Rod Judkins, MA, RCA Tags: Creativity Education Happiness Parenting ability math schools teaching Source Type: news

Five Ways to Weave Gratitude Into Your Family’s Life
To ensure that your children embrace the value of gratitude, you must immerse them in a culture of gratitude. You can do this by weaving gratitude into the very fabric of your family life.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 8, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jim Taylor, Ph.D. Tags: Parenting Spirituality appreciation caring children empathy family gratitude happiness love narcissism stress thank you values Source Type: news

Finding Followers: Tweens Cash in on a New Commodity
In the world of social media a new type of currency has been created. Known as tweeps, peeps, friends, or followers, the net worth of an account is based on their number. Today's social media savvy tweens seem to want in on the action. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 8, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jennifer Powell-Lunder, Psy.D. Tags: Child Development Media Parenting social media tweens & Source Type: news

Does Your Child Have a Mental Disorder?
The nine questions that parents should ask themselves and others before agreeing with a "professional diagnosis" that their child has a "mental disorder."read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 8, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Eric R. Maisel, Ph.D. Tags: Parenting Psychiatry Self-Help Therapy ADHD childhood children mental disorders of childhood Source Type: news

Adolescence and Homework
Homework is not only work for the adolescent, but for the parent who is now enrolled in seeing it gets done. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 8, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Carl E. Pickhardt, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Education Parenting Procrastination home study homework homework and family stress homework and work ethic homework as practice homework as preparation homework is hard to get done homework on projects parent supe Source Type: news

Resourceful Resilience
Research on resilience indicates key strengths in bouncing back after life does a number on us. The Morrows provide inspiration for how we can grow after tragedy despite our sorrow.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 8, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Judith Coche, Ph.D., ABPP Tags: Parenting Relationships Resilience Therapy Source Type: news

Long Island Russian Adoption Case Stays Public
A Long Island judge presiding over a case in which a couple is trying to "vacate" the adoption of two Russian children who are mentally ill stands his ground and keeps his courtroom open, saying it is in the best interest of the children to have a public hearing on the issue.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 5, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tina Traster Tags: Law and Crime Parenting court case Long Island couple Russian adoption Source Type: news

We Got Rhythm, We Got Music (Three Viral Videos)
If you're a fan of the "7 Up" films, which tracks the lives of fourteen people every seven years, you might be as enchanted as I was by these three videos of twin girls who were filmed every August for three years - as they listened to their Daddy playing guitar. (The last one was released just a few months ago).read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 5, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Siu-Lan Tan, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Cognition Creativity Parenting #askdrtan 11 months 23 months 35 months 7 Up series adorable babies beat brovadere children and music cute dancing to music dancing twins fathers and daughters gift for m Source Type: news

Buying Toys for Boys and Girls
Buying specific toys for boys and girls can have lasting effects. You’d better make a list and check it twice! read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 5, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Daniel Voyer, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Cognition Education Parenting Source Type: news

Why Does Physical Inactivity Drain Human Brain Power?
Neuroscience has confirmed that physical activity boosts brain power. On the flip side, being physically inactive drains brain power. Why does physical inactivity drain human brain power?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 5, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Christopher Bergland Tags: Child Development Cognition Neuroscience Parenting Source Type: news

How to Give Consequences That Work
Kids who don’t experience the consequences of their actions are insulated from critical learning experiences. Here's how parents can use consequences to facilitate learning.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 5, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Erica Reischer, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Happiness Parenting Relationships consequences kids learning natural consequences parents Source Type: news

Vote for the Worst Toy of the Year
The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, an organization whose mission is to support parents’ efforts to raise healthy families by limiting commercial access to children and ending the exploitive practice of child-targeted marketing, is having a Vote for the Worst Toy of the Year contest. There are five worthy (or should I say unworthy) candidates. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 4, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jim Taylor, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Parenting AT & Barbie Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood Cartoon Network CCFC girl scouts LeapFrog mattel MiWorld toys Source Type: news

16 Great Holiday Gift Books for Babies and Toddlers
Books make great gifts for babies and toddlers. Here are sixteen of my favorites with a very short review to help you make your choices. Come back to this list often—you can use it all year long!read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 4, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Parenting baby reading bonding with babies books for children books for parents child development and education ' s literature good parenting language development leaning to speak learning to read reading develo Source Type: news

How Did Nature Create Involved Human Fathers?
By what processes are human fathers fashioned? Chance mutations? Sophisticated "evo-devo" processes modeled by Andreas Wagner in his new book, "Arrival of the Fittest"? By developmental plasticity and the "Baldwin effect"? Let's think about this.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 4, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Peter B. Gray, Ph.D. Tags: Animal Behavior Evolutionary Psychology Parenting Philosophy Andreas Wagner Arrival of the Fittest Baldwin effect developmental plasticity evolutionary processes James Mark Baldwin phenotype Source Type: news

Sonnet to a Playful God
One of my secret pleasures (well, it was secret up until now) is writing sonnets. I love to play within the boundaries of the classic Shakespearian sonnet. Here's one I wrote about the value of play.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 4, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Peter Gray Tags: Child Development Creativity Education Ethics and Morality Evolutionary Psychology Happiness Parenting God play playful spirit Shakespearian sonnet Source Type: news

How to talk with your kids about the Ferguson incident
Children and teenagers are viewing media reports of the tragic incident in Ferguson. Some are confused about the reasons for the demonstrations. Many are hearing commentaries about whom they can and cannot trust in dangerous situations. Parents should determine what their kids have heard and seen and openly discuss the incident in a developmentally appropriate manner. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 4, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Eugene Beresin, M.D., M.A. Tags: Child Development Law and Crime Parenting Race and Ethnicity Source Type: news

You Can Sound as Powerful as Margaret Thatcher
Imagine that you're powerful, and you may alter your voice in a way that makes you so. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 3, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Temma Ehrenfeld Tags: Parenting Social Life dominance power voice Source Type: news

A GPS for Children with Learning and Attention Issues
Children with attention or learning issues are often called “stupid, lazy, or undisciplined.” What they are is undiagnosed. Understood.org has changed all that by offering online guidance for parents of the one in five children with learning and attention problems.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 3, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Susan Newman, Ph.D. Tags: Behavioral Economics Child Development Cognition Parenting Source Type: news

The Biggest Problem With Parenting Advice
Parenting advice tends to encourage parents to take too much or too little control. How can parents find their balance amidst these contradictory messages?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 3, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jessica Grogan, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Education Parenting Self-Help Source Type: news

The Creative Investment of Worldplay
How can parents, educators, business leaders, and policy makers nurture creativity, prepare for inventiveness, and stimulate innovation? One compelling answer lies in fostering the invention of imaginary worlds, otherwise known as worldplay. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 2, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Michele and Robert Root-Bernstein Tags: Child Development Creativity Parenting complex make-believe creative play imaginary worlds paracosm secret country worldplay Source Type: news

Children, Gifts, and Holidays: Have an Easy Merry Christmas
Another season, another reason for buying presents. Or not. Instead, maybe this holiday season provides another reason to think about the gifts you’re already blessed with. There’s nothing new about this simple perspective, but when I look around, I realize it’s a timeless message, and one that bears thinking about once again this year. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 2, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dona Matthews, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Happiness Parenting Spirituality budget Christmas compassion electronic devices gifts giving happy holidays inexpensive pressure stress during holidays Source Type: news

Innate Affects
Anger may be the most misunderstood feeling. It is one of the negative affects. Thus, like all negative affects, anger is an SOS signal. Excessive anger leads to distress, another negative affect. They are linked and appear to depend on the quantity of the stimulus. What is their mechanism of action?read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 2, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Paul C. Holinger, M.D. Tags: Child Development Cognition Parenting child and parent infants and young children origins psychoanalysis psychology psychotherapy Source Type: news

When Parents Forget to Be Partners
Sometimes after baby is born, the parents forget about their first love: each other. A happier couple will mean a happier family. Jill Caryl Weiner's memory book for families "When We Became Three" can help. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 1, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Jean Kim, M.D. Tags: Child Development Happiness Parenting Relationships childrearing parents romance Source Type: news

The Marital Selection Minefield (Part Two)
Last week, I talked about research describing some of the strategies that parents may rely on to influence the mating choices of their children. But what about when children are dealing with parents who either disapprove of their mating choices or try to persuade their children to marry someone of their choosing? A new research examines this question in more detail.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 1, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Romeo Vitelli, Ph.D. Tags: Gender Parenting Relationships conflict Source Type: news

5 Signs That Sibling Fighting May Be Bullying
Signs that sibling fighting is entering the territory of bullying, and ways to intervene.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 1, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Joe Magliano, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Education Parenting Relationships bullying Christine Malecki fighting intervention Michelle Demaray NIU Northern Illiinois University siblings signs strategies study Source Type: news

Toy Shopping Tips: How to Promote Gender Equity
With toy shopping season in high gear, parents should think carefully about toy purchases and the messages they send with their gifts. read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - December 1, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Elizabeth J. Meyer, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Gender Parenting Barbie dolls marketing toys Source Type: news