3.26.2017

Mothers and the Affordable Care Act

• Congressmen Have Mothers
Maternal and mental health components may have saved Obamacare, with implications for the next generation of voters.

3.15.2017

Infant Brain Development

Meeting a Young Child's Basic Needs
There is an intersection of brain and body, self-awareness and self-regulation, anxiety and comfort–– the child-parent relationship underpins the development of all these systems. Relationships matter.When there is a mismatch, the impact is long-term.

3.12.2017

Corporal Punishment

• Corporal Punishment and Race
An essay from the forthcoming book by Stacey Patton Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won’t Save Black America. Childhood beatings and adult violence are all strange and bitter fruit from the same tree.

2.15.2017

ACES

• The Intersection of Parenting and Voting
In his highly acclaimed book Hillbilly Elegy J.D. Vance concludes that the problems afflicting the communities who feel unheard and unrecognized, and so voted in large numbers for President Trump, have their roots in Adverse Childhood Experiences.

2.04.2017

Parenting Tips in Public Places

Advancing Parenting
A nonprofit organization places concise and unambiguous parenting tips in public spaces: windows of stores, offices, restaurants, automobiles, and billboards.

12.08.2016

Reaching Your Child

* Tips for Reconnecting
When a child is prickly and most difficult is when you need to try something else. Here are some options to make it work.

11.26.2016

The Science of Attachment

Loss & Attachement
How the days of restricted hospital visitation practices informed to the study of early childhood attachment and emotional trauma.