Teaching Resilience in Early Childhood: A Guide for Parents
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Teaching Resilience in Early Childhood: A Guide for Parents

How do we raise resilient children? As a developmental and behavioral pediatrician, I’m often asked this question. Fortunately, scientists have studied all about teaching resilience in early childhood, so we have a lot of experience and research evidence to guide us. If you’ve been worried about how to raise your child to be resilient, you’re…

What is Temperament, and What Does It Mean for Toddler Parenting?

What is Temperament, and What Does It Mean for Toddler Parenting?

What is temperament? What is it important in toddler parenting? You see, sometimes there’s this unreasonable expectation for all kids to act according to some “model” behavior, or for kids to be happy and friendly all the time.⁠ But this isn’t the case. There is no one “ideal” personality. Researchers have found that even at…