• Is Your Child Lying to You? That’s Good

    Should parents be troubled when their kids start to deceive them? Odds are, most of us would say yes. We believe honesty is a moral imperative, and we try to instill this belief in our children. Classic morality tales like “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” and “Pinocchio” speak to the dangers of dishonesty, and children […]

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  • Why You Should Let Kids Fight

    There’s a lot for kids to fight about—the last dino nugget, who’s taller, who gets to be Juniper’s BFF of the Week. In America, parents tend to respond to these childhood quarrels with exasperation, jumping into referee mode and forcing kids to share or apologize or take a breather on opposite sides of the room. [...]

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  • Why Daughters Need Their Dads

    We need every ounce of masculine courage and wit you own because fathers, more than anyone else, set the course for a daughter’s life.   After more than twenty years of listening to daughters… and doling out antibiotics, anti-depressants, and stimulants to girls who have gone without a father’s love—I know just how important fathers […]

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  • 20 Questions To Ask At The Dinner Table

    Everyone will learn some fascinating facts about the ones they love. How was your day? Is for amateurs: we’ve got 20 questions that will be sure to invoke giggles, guffaws and gasps at the dinner table. We recommend slipping these wacky questions into the conversation. Would you rather be a giant rodent or a tiny […]

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  • Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

    Improve your resiliency–or teach your kids to be mentally tougher–with these important practices. Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” There’s no surprise that it’s a characteristic of some of the world’s most successful people. It’s also a required trait to endure and succeed in some of the toughest specialties […]

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