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Get the Goodies Now or Wait? The Roots of Self Discipline in Childhood

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Self-discipline, also called “self-control,” or “self-regulation,” is considered by most of us as an essential trait to learn on the way to adulthood. Without it, a person doesn’t share, play well with others, work as a member of a team … Continue reading

How to Give Your Child the Gift of Mental Wellness – voices.yahoo.com

Imagine you are the mother in this scenario. For several months now, your 12 year-old daughter has lost her sunny nature, and often seems sad and withdrawn. Her teacher tells you she’s stopped participating in class and appears tired. You fear she’s becoming depressed because you’ve had bouts of the blues yourself-as did your mother (or, perhaps, your father) before you. No one in the family has ever received mental health treatment, so the idea of doing something about it (for either you or your daughter) feels foreign. You wonder, wouldn’t that be weak, and, besides, what will people say?

via How to Give Your Child the Gift of Mental Wellness – Yahoo! Voices – voices.yahoo.com.

Spanking in the USA: A sad state of affairs and why spanking is never ok. – Child Psychology and Parenting Blog: Child-Psych.org

Spanking in the USA: A sad state of affairs and why spanking is never ok. – Child Psychology and Parenting Blog: Child-Psych.org.