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Diana Baumrind, in her research at the University of California, identified the authoritative parenting style. The authoritative parenting style is warm but firm. Parents have high expectations, but also provide high support. Check out helicopter parenting vs authoritative parenting!video

Helicopter Parenting vs Authoritative Parenting | Psych in 60

Helicopter Parenting vs Authoritative Parenting Diana Baumrind, in her research at the University of California, identified the authoritative parenting style. The authoritative parenting style is warm but firm. Parents have high expectations, but also provide high...
Learning how to play a musical instrument takes work, and I want my sons to develop discipline and achievement motivation. Being musicians has helped my sons deeply appreciate music, which is important in our family,

How to Play a Musical Instrument: Things My Three Sons Better Know Before Moving...

As a father to three sons, I have embarked on a mission to impart in them life lessons of the utmost importance. These are my stories. Life Lesson #14- How to Play a Musical Instrument Groundhog...
Why are today's teens anxious? Well, anxiety is a familiar experience for today's teenagers. The weight of school work and pressure to perform at increasingly higher standards seems unrelenting.video

Why Are Today’s Teens Anxious? | Psych in 60

Why Are Today's Teens Anxious? Anxiety is a familiar experience for today's teenagers. The weight of school work and pressure to perform at increasingly higher standards seems unrelenting. Teens report little relief from anxiety even after...
As a child, I looked forward to the summer, but now as a parent, I have a bit of stress and feeling overwhelmed with the idea of coming up with ways to keep my children amused and away from screens. Check out our 10 tips for parenting in the summer months!

10 Tips for Parenting in the Summer Months

Teachers may revel, and celebrate a change in their summer routine, and parents may have the opposite reaction. For many of us, myself included losing the structure of school involves coming up with other activities...
As a piece of being diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a person needs to experience symptoms in four separate categories beyond just exposure to a traumatic event. One of those categories is avoidance symptoms. Learn more about the avoidance symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder!video

Avoidance Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) | Psych in 60

Avoidance Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder As a piece of being diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a person needs to experience symptoms in four separate categories beyond just exposure to a traumatic event. One of...
There are many challenges that kids can face when invited to a sleepover. From the perspective of sleep, they will have to face sleeping in a foreign environment, which will disrupt a lot of the cues that they may have for being able to fall asleep. Here's how to help kids with sleepover anxiety!video

How to Help Kids with Sleepover Anxiety | Psych in 60

How to Help Kids with Sleepover Anxiety There are many challenges that kids can face when invited to a sleepover. From the perspective of sleep, they will have to face sleeping in a foreign environment, which...
“Mental Health” encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Many mental health professionals extend this definition to consider how our physical and spiritual health interacts with our overall mood and well-being. Here's why you should be making your mental health a priority!

Making Your Mental Health a Priority

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and at Psych Bytes, we’re joining organizations across the country in raising awareness and breaking the stigma about mental health conditions. Mental Health Extends Beyond a Diagnosis  “Mental Health” encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Many mental...
What does it mean to live intentionally? Intentional living is deliberate and purposeful living. It’s about slowing down and consciously creating your experiences every day, including: in your relationships, how you spend your time, what you own, and how you care for your body/mind/soul.

YOLO: Let’s Live It Wisely and Intentionally

What Does It Mean to Live Intentionally? Intentional living is deliberate and purposeful living. It’s about slowing down and consciously creating your experiences every day, including: in your relationships, how you spend your time, what...
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Helping ADHD Students Read Actively | Psych in 60

Helping ADHD Students Read Actively Students with ADHD often slip into what I call "auto-pilot mode" when reading, meaning that they're decoding every word, but their mind is someplace else. They get to the bottom of...
As early as possible, teach children the value of money. I mean this. Make sure they know the values of pennies, nickels, and dimes. Consider buying a toy cash register, but replace the toy money with real money. Read more about teaching your child the value of money!

Parenting and Finances: Teaching Your Child the Value of Money

Teaching the Value of Money in the Early Years (4-8) As early as possible, teach children the value of money. I mean this. Make sure they know the values of pennies, nickels, and dimes. Consider buying...