This Is How You Teach Kids About Consent
Action steps for teaching consent from ages 1 to 21
8 People Your Child Doesn’t HAVE to Hug
A cartoon showing who your child does not HAVE to hug
Survivor Mom: Teaching Consent
A question for daily use & its powerful message
I like the idea of practicing excuses to escape unsafe situations.
Six Things Parents Can Do to Raise Kids to Be Confident Decision-Makers
How to encourage practice with small decisions to prepare for larger ones
How "Strength Based Parenting" Is Bringing out the Best in Kids
Positive psychology research meets parenting best practices
When they come out, everyone is gone. Their father is nowhere in sight. Michael looks nervous. 'What are we going to do?' 'I don't know.' They both begin to panic.
A powerful story not to be missed, developing essential skills in the age of smart phones
To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying to 'Let Grow'
Ideas for incremental challenges to help foster independence
Stop Telling Kids to "Be Careful" And What to Say Instead
Phrases for fostering awareness and problem solving in children, rather than fear
Training Children to Be Independent
To make this widely applicable, I would downplay aspects on religion and the one mention of firearms, otherwise this is a thorough and ambitious list for raising an independent person.
For Kids with Anxiety, Parents Learn to Let Them Face Their Fears
The successful results of a Yale University study that trained parents to support their children with anxiety
10 Surprising Ways to Calm An Anxious Child
A list of specific tactics to support anxious children based on brain research
Daydreaming Is Good for You and Other Things I Want Kids to Know About Their Brains
Brain science translated into digestible, actionable chunks for children
This Mother's Description of her Tween Son's Brain Is a Must-read for All Parents
One mother's compelling wording for an important conversation between parent and child
When Our Child Is Hurt by Another
Thoughtful, informed, empowering, and not necessarily intuitive ways to respond when your child is hurt by another
The Train Analogy that Will Completely Change How You See Your Crying Child
Emotional empowerment: giving children the space to work through hard feelings
16 concrete ideas for empowering girls
Are You Holding Your Daughter Back? Here Are Five Ways to Raise Girls to Be Leaders.
How to challenge gender biases, stereotypes, and cultural norms with step-by-step advice
Boys and Girls Constrained by Toys and Costumes
The history of gender in toys and clothing & research on its effects