Parenting Resources

Word Smart & Logic Smart

Thinking with words and questions

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Your “Smart” Child

Rethinking the Concept of "Smart": The 8 different categories of intelligence

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Building Independence in Children

Expert advice and helpful information for building independence in infants, toddlers, elementary-age children and teens.

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Building Independence in Elementary-Age Children

Tips to help parents raise independent, responsible children and avoid raising contingent children who are dependent on others for their happiness.

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Teaching Elementary Age Children Generosity

Research shows talking to children and leading by example are beneficial for children in elementary school to understand generosity.

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Generosity in Relationships: Practical Ways to Give

Generosity promotes bonding in relationships between children and adults alike.

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Teaching Generosity to Children

Research shows giving makes people happier than receiving.

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Sensitive or Responsive Parenting for Elementary Age Children

Responsive parents listen to their elementary age children and are sensitive to their nutritional needs.

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Sensitive or Responsive Parenting

Providing a secure base from which children can explore their environments – and thereby learn.

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Positive Reinforcement for Preschoolers and Elementary Age Children

Parental actions help shape their children’s future responses to authority and life.

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