From the Blog
Despite what your children are telling you, less screen time and more time doing chores actually makes them happier. It’s true, more chores actually makes children happier. Responsibility helps to raise a child’s self esteem, and household chores help to build something called “grit” in children. Grit is the ability to perform a strenuous or… Read More
Our newest book, The Learning Habit, is about the skills and habits that help children succeed in school and life. Although the book is based on research and studies, many parents learn anecdotally. As a parent, do you find yourself paying attention to hard science or learning through other moms and dads? I need both. … Read More
Are you concerned because your daughter cries at every single one of her soccer games? Are you irritated because your son drags out his homework time with constant excuses? Have you given up altogether on trying to control your child’s media use on the weekends? School’s back in session and so are a whole new… Read More
New research from Pew may reignite the debate over parenting styles in the United States. Parents have previously defined their particular “style” by thinking in terms of key areas, such as sleep or discipline. Terms such as “attachment parenting” or “permissive parenting” have been helpful terms for parents with infants and toddlers. However, they seem… Read More
****** IN THE NEWS ***** The Learning Habit Featured on THE TODAY SHOW!
Too much homework?
Author and education expert Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman is featured on The Today Show discussing homework and family stress.