From the Blog
My next book, The Learning Habit, is about the skills and habits that help children succeed in school and life. Each week, I’ll post a story from the hundreds of interviews I conducted for The Learning Habit. Although the book is based on research and studies, many parents learn anecdotally. As a parent, do you… Read More
Originally printed in The Huffington Post. I’m mid-conversation with my 15-year-old, and he’s filling me in on the happenings of his day. They chose pseudonyms in French class. His “French” name? Bruno. I remind him that Bruno is Italian, not French, but he could care less. “It’s hilarious,” he assures me. Then, I hear it;… 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.