Psychology & Psychiatry

New study says time-outs for children have an unwarranted bad rap

Time-out as a method of discipline for toddlers and young children is a hot topic among parents and educators. Is it harmful? Does it damage the attachment bond between parent and child? New research says no. It is still ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to help when your child is struggling in school

(HealthDay)—Studies show that the earlier a child's school struggles are addressed, the better the outcome will be. So it's important for parents to tackle problems early on rather than ignore them or hope children will ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Expert discusses repercussions of helicopter parenting

It's no secret that most parents only want what is best for their children, but what happens when parents become too involved in their lives? One Baylor College of Medicine expert explains the repercussions helicopter parenting ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping your kids cope with your divorce

(HealthDay)—Kids react to divorce in different ways. One may be sad and let schoolwork slip. Another might be anxious or angry and act out these feelings. A third might pretend not to have any feelings about it at all.

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