They are master button pushers, those children of ours. So what should you do when you feel like you're going to lose your temper with your child?
"Aww, suck it up," says Alicia Ybarbo. "It's your fault," says Mary Ann Zoellner. The co-authors of "Sh*tty Mom" agree that with this complaint, tough love is in order.
Should you give in or stand firm when your child makes this claim? A surprising response from Harvard's child and family psychologist Richard Weissbourd.
Author Po Bronson talks about how the research on gender and competition informs his daughter's soccer team.
“Usually when a child says this … they mean something different," says psychologist John Duffy, author of "The Available Parent". Here's how to read between the lines.
Parenting expert John Duffy reveals how you can help transform even the most scattered child into a master of organization.
"Parents are not doing kids a favor" by making this common mistake, says Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, who explains how to inspire confidence in your child.
The "Raising Happiness" author and child development expert explains two surprising things kids need to focus on their homework.
The psychologist and author of "The Available Parent" says that parents aren't necessarily helping their kids if they go straight to the teacher. Try this instead.
"Raising Happiness" author Christine Carter says too many parents respond by saying, "Of course she doesn't!" But this isn't the right approach.