10 03, 2015

Too Much Family Closeness?

By | 2017-07-06T17:28:34+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Categories: autonomy, closeness, families, family patterns, feelings, healthy boundaries, parenting|0 Comments

Parents are bombarded with advice these days about building strong bonds of attachment with their children. It’s natural for loving parents to want to feel close to their kids, but is there such a thing as too much family closeness? Too much involvement or connection? Studies on families It turns out that an important key to [...]

22 02, 2015

How to Parent Strong-Willed Kids

By | 2017-07-06T17:30:15+00:00 February 22nd, 2015|Categories: parenting, spanking, Strong-willed children, Strong-Willed Kids|0 Comments

When people are asked what they most value and cherish, the overwhelming majority say the same thing: their family. Parents are deeply committed to doing what is best for their children but, at the same time, may lack the knowledge or skills to do so. This can be particularly challenging when parenting bright, spirited, strong-willed children. [...]