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Raising children will always be a puzzle, but here's a little help.
Playing with one's children is not vital to their development.
Psychologist Robert Epstein argues in a provocative book, "The Case Against Adolescence," that teens are far more competent than we assume, and most of their problems stem from restrictions placed on them.
Kids need to fend for themselves to develop healthy self-esteem.
Pupils were twice as likely to be aggressive and disruptive if they had parents who were violent, critical or inconsistent in what they allowed them to get away with at home.
"Good job!" is the worst kind of praise.
The next time your day feels demanding and you find yourself wondering, "Why me?!" think back to these four tips.
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