By: Dr Justin Coulson Dear Justin, I’ve been offered a promotion at work, which is great for the family – or at least it’s great for me and our income. Unfortunately it means a big move for my two boys (ages 7 and 10). They are both nervous about the move but especially about starting […]
Let’s face it though; yelling feels terrible. Most parents also admit it rarely works. And research shows it’s bad for our kids.
Study after study points to screen time as a significant predictor of decreased mental health in young people. Parents instinctively know this.
The following six ideas are research-backed ways to help you be the best parent you can be, and also bring out the best in your children.
Should you step in with other people’s kids? Using the right kind of communication can help you work through these situations.
I worry – consistently – about my kids’ safety when they’re not at home. Should I be getting them to use a location tracker so I know they’re safe?
Many parents believe they are doing the right thing by giving their teenagers alcohol, however new research has turned that on it’s head.
Some of these things can be done right now. Others will need to be planned. But all of them are shown scientifically to impact on our happiness for better.
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