Parenting expert Dr. Anita M. Schimizzi brings you the latest research on parenting and mily issues.
Time and again, research suggests that parental conflict is a strong predictor of how children will do following parental separation and divorce. Parents ability to cooperatively co-parent without exposing their children to ongoing conflict can provide a critical foundation for healthy adjustment. Conversely, parents who remain hostile toward one another and continue to openly battle [...]
Okay, so the medication debate is not as black and white as the title may suggest. It sure is worth having, however, as an article that came out this June in APAs Monitor on Psychology about the inappropriate prescribing of psychotropic medication spells out.
Before I go any further, I am completely aware that medication [...]
We know that maternal depression can have a profound impact on children. But what about maternal anxiety? A recent article in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology suggests that moms anxiety may tend to transfer to her young children. Before I start, however, let me be clear that this post is in no way intended [...]
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