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To Spank or Not to Spank | 9 Effective Discipline Tips for Parents

To Spank or Not to Spank? That is the question.

“Spare the rod and spoil the child” is a saying that has governed the idea of parenting for many years.

A study conducted by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that parents should reconsider spanking their children before the age of two. Children that […]

Getting Help for Bullying | News 13 Jada Collins

How can parents help?

On January 14, 2010, 15-year-old Phoebe Prince walked home from school after being bullied in the hallways of “mean girls” at a Massachusetts high school. Her bullies were angry that she had begun dating one of their boyfriends. This account comes from the District Attorney that prosecuted the bullies.

“The investigation revealed […]

Boundaries in Parenting | The Importance of “No” | Fox 35 Jada Collins

“No” is Not Always a Bad Thing

Children grow up needing love and understanding as well as rules and boundaries. Being told ‘no’ at the right moments can be just as important to a child as being told “I love you” every day. Kids need to feel safe and secure in their environments which only […]

Ashton Kutcher & Demi Moore | 3 Relationship Tips to Start Rebuilding Trust | Dr. Leslie

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moores split brings often causes couples to look at their own relationship and how they could minimize the risk of divorce in their own lives.  Below are some suggestions to repair past hurts and keep your marriage off the rocks!

Three relationship tips for rebuilding trust:

Individuals can violate the integrity of […]

When should you cut off your children? | New Study: College Grads On Their Own

When should you cut off your children?

With rising gas prices and unemployment at an all time high, many parents are making the decision to financially “cut off” their children.

A recent study by MetLife surveyed three generations to determine the appropriate time to allow adult children to fly on their own. The new study identifies […]

The Dad Effect on Teen Self Esteem | Penn State Study | Jim West

“I don’t understand why my daughter is so depressed?

“Why is my son hanging out with negative influences?”

“Why does my daughter date idiots?”

“Why does my son have such low self esteem?”

If you hear yourself or other parents asking these questions it might be the “dad effect!”

Article Author & Adolescent Expert Jim West interviewed by Fox […]