Social and Emotional Development
A Parenting Myth: Can I Spoil My Baby?
Danielle Z. Kassow, Ph.D. One question we hear frequently from parents is, “If I pick my baby up every time
Children and Disasters: What You Need to Know
Danielle Z. Kassow, Ph.D. Hurricanes, earthquakes, war, terrorism, school shootings. We know how scary these events feel as adults, but
Making Friends: Assisting Children’s Early Relationships
UNC FPG Child Development Institute Authors Barbara Goldman and Virginia Buysse Barbara Goldman and Virginia Buysse support the authenticity of friendships among
Is There A “Right” Way To Praise A Child?
The Talaris Institute In the Sept. 14 edition of the New York Times, author Alfie Kohn wrote about the potentially
Maternal Depression Can Undermine The Development Of Young Children
Center on the Developing Child Harvard University Serious depression in parents and caregivers affects not only the adults who are
Decisions About Discipline
According to childcare experts, the most important thing parents can give their children is love. The second most important thing
The Moral Life of Babies
The New York Times Magazine For years, psychologists have argued that humans enter the world devoid of morality. However, a growing
Can Preschoolers be Depressed?
Psychologists and other early childhood experts over the past several years have begun to look closely at depression in young