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You Just Broke Your Child. Congratulations.

You Just Broke Your Child. Congratulations. | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
I feel a need to write this after what I witnessed a father do at Costco yesterday... Parents. And especially some of you dads. Stop breaking your children. Please.
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Kids of Tiger Moms Get Worse Grades and Are More Depressed

Kids of Tiger Moms Get Worse Grades and Are More Depressed | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
When Amy Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother came out in 2011, it sparked  controversy among many people but especially psychologists and experts in  child development.
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Mothers' Behavior during Playtime Linked to Young Children's Engagement with Them

Mothers' Behavior during Playtime Linked to Young Children's Engagement with Them | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Affectionate, less controlling mothers have strongest relationships with their children, says research from the University of Missouri.
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» Many Helicopter Moms Prone to Crash and Burn - Psych Central News

» Many Helicopter Moms Prone to Crash and Burn   - Psych Central News | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it

In a nation of supermoms and tiger moms, experts hope a new study may cause some to take notice as researchers have found that an intensive parenting style may damage a mother’s mental health.

 

Study authors surmise that mothers may think that an aggressive and domineering style makes them better mothers, so they are willing to sacrifice their own mental health to enhance their children’s cognitive, social and emotional outcomes.

 

“In reality, intensive parenting may have the opposite effect on children from what parents intend,” the authors said.


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Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMagazine.com

Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMagazine.com | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Your ancestors' lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing anxiety or resilience by altering the epigenetic expressions of genes in the brain.
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» Affect Regulation: The Case Against Spanking and For Emotionally-Present Parenting - Neuroscience and Relationships

» Affect Regulation: The Case Against Spanking and For Emotionally-Present Parenting - Neuroscience and Relationships | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
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Julianna Bonola's curator insight, July 11, 2013 1:31 AM

Children are gorgeous little people who sometimes, annoy and irrate us to distraction.  For some parents, annoying children are enough to take them over their emotional limits, resulting in the parents loosing control over their actions and spanking results.  This article says it all.  Spanking kids does noone any good.  Read on to find out more....

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Parents' Fighting May Have Long-Lasting Effect on Kids - US News and World Report

Parents' Fighting May Have Long-Lasting Effect on Kids - US News and World Report | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
But if conflict is handled constructively, children's sense of security stays intact, research suggests...
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Hugs Help Kids' Brains : Discovery News

Hugs Help Kids' Brains : Discovery News | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Kids with the most nurturing parents end up with a hippocampus 10 percent larger than the other children.
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