Every other year children in Utah schools are given a survey that asks: During the past 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities? In 2011, 13% of youth responded yes, but when the survey... Read More
Among today’s parents of children and teens, there is a growing feeling that we were blindsided by the onslaught of digital devices over the past several years. With all of the amazing things these devices can do and their many applications, we didn’t think twice about sharing these miracles with our children.
This is the last of five blog posts about the parent-child interaction of a girl accomplishing a rope course. Please see the other four blogs. This last blog discusses in more detail elements of parenting style and attachment that influence successful behavior management. In the 1960s and 1970s, a researcher named Dianna Baumrind observed children... Read More
Transitions of growth happen repeatedly in a child’s life. From the onset of birth and clamping the umbilical cord which joins the mother and baby in physiologic coexistence, the newborn must learn to regulate nutrition, warmth, breathing, and all bodily functions with the mother’s help but not as part of the mother. Without the mother’s... Read More