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This Infographic Reveals How to Raise Happy and Healthy Kids

This Infographic Reveals How to Raise Happy and Healthy Kids | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
We all want to raise happy and healthy kids, but sometimes it's harder than it sounds. This infographic takes a look at the studies behind what really affects kids' happiness and well-being.
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AFRC Briefing No. 4 - Child Family Community Australia

AFRC Briefing Paper on Tailoring parenting to fit the child
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Over-protective parenting isn’t helping kids | Australia Unlimited

Over-protective parenting isn’t helping kids | Australia Unlimited | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
Major risks for severe shyness in children developing into anxiety or depression in later life appear to be over-protection and over-involvement of parents, as well as harsh and critical parenting.
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Helicopter parenting causes anxious kids › News in Science (ABC Science)

Helicopter parenting causes anxious kids › News in Science (ABC Science) | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
Helicopter parenting makes kids anxious, according to a new study by researchers from Sydney's Macquarie University.
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Overprotecting Parents Can Lead Children To Develop 'Peter Pan Syndrome'

Overprotecting Parents Can Lead Children To Develop 'Peter Pan Syndrome' | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
The 'Peter Pan Syndrome' affects people who do not want or feel unable to grow up, people with the body of an adult but the mind of a child. The syndrome is not currently considered a psychopathology. However, an increasingly larger number of adults are presenting emotionally immature behaviors in Western society.
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Kids These Days: Growing Up Too Fast Or Never At All?

Kids These Days: Growing Up Too Fast Or Never At All? | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
Many of today's parents spent their childhoods playing on dangerous playgrounds and spending a lot of time unsupervised. Hanna Rosin says their kids need to take those same risks to feel independent.
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I was incredibly over protected as a child and very severely disciplined

National Network of Adult and Adolescent Children who have a Mentally Ill Parent
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Why Parents Should Stop Overprotecting Kids and Let Them Play | American Journal of Play

Why Parents Should Stop Overprotecting Kids and Let Them Play | American Journal of Play | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it

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The science of raising a perfect child

The science of raising a perfect child | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
How long should a child be breastfed? Do heterosexual couples make better parents than same-sex couples? These are two questions that have respectively been thrust into the eye of the popular media storm…
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5 Parenting practices and behaviours - Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) Annual statistical report 2010

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Over-protective parents are linked to teenage depression

Over-protective parents are linked to teenage depression | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
Teaching ''helicopter parents'' and ''tiger mums'' to control their emotions could be the key to preventing mental illness in their children, researchers say.
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Overprotective Parenting Problems | How Not To Be A Helicopter Parent

Overprotective Parenting Problems | How Not To Be A Helicopter Parent | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
Being an overprotective helicopter parent sets up your child for risks later in life. Learn how to let go with these parenting tips.
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Alicia Silverstone's Candid Discussion About Her Parenting Strategy, New Book and Dealing With Her Critics

Alicia Silverstone's Candid Discussion About Her Parenting Strategy, New Book and Dealing With Her Critics | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
When Alicia Silverstone talks or writes about pregnancy, motherhood, or anything environmentally kind, her passion for the subject matter fuels every word....
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Bad News, Overprotective Parents: You’re Really Messing Up Your Kids

Bad News, Overprotective Parents: You’re Really Messing Up Your Kids | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
According to Psychology Today, anyways. They recently published an article called "A Nation of Wimps", which is worth a read if you've ever wondered if you're raising a mini-ball of anxiety and neuroticism. Welp. If you're sending them to school with a CamelBak full of hand sanitizer and giving them a medal every time they fart, you just might be. I feel like this overprotective bulls**t started with our generation and just got worse. You know that awful roommate you had in college who always left dishes in the sink, piles of towels on the floor of the bathroom and turned the living room into a graveyard for fast food containers? That would be a product of the type of parenting we're talking about here. On a related note, if you're spending all your time bitching about cleaning up after your kids, here's a novel thought: kick them in the ass until they learn that nobody is accountable for their existence other than themselves. The scary thing is, though, raising ...
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The Overprotected Kid

The Overprotected Kid | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.
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Parents want kids to be kids again - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Parents want kids to be kids again - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Child Studies Investigation | Scoop.it
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Parents want kids to be kids again
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People around the world are increasingly overprotecting their kids, say experts. But at least one group of parents in Bedford isn't having it.

Via Donna MacPherson Lugar
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