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Sleep is Critical to Physical and Emotional Well-Being

Pretty much everyone will say they know how important it is to get a good sleep at night. Despite this, according to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one-third of people in the United States do not get enough sleep on a regular basis. 173 more words

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Thoughts on Studying a Child Psychology Masters Degree at University

So as you may or may not know, I am three quarters of my way through my masters degree in child psychology. Whilst postgraduate may seem very scary and daunting, and the work is the most difficult and stressful I have ever experienced, I am SO SO glad that I chose to do a postgraduate course. 272 more words


Powerful Tools

At times parents can feel helpless in the face of the significant behavioral challenges presented by their children. This is understandable given the complexities of life, the limited time and energy resources available to parents, and the unique personality characteristics of every child. 91 more words

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All Behavior Is Communication

All behavior is communication. Whether your child/adolescent is pulling away and withdrawing or acting out and behaving aggressively, he or she is communicating a specific want or need. 31 more words

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How Children Succeed by Paul Tough

With a current child poverty rate of twenty-two percent, about seven percentage points higher than in the 1960s, it seems by all accounts that social reform in this country is stunted. 517 more words


Don't Make Me Do This Again: The Pressure to Reproduce

“When are you going to give him a sibling?” a complete stranger asks. It’s maybe the dozenth time I’ve been asked this question. When someone offers to be my pro-bono, full-time nanny, 697 more words


The 5 Love Languages of Children

Child Psychologist Laiza Boney explains to us that “love languages” are the way that children give and receive love.

The five love languages are:

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