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Some Thoughts on Video, Games, Computer Games, and TV

Over the past two decades, video and computer games have become dramatically more fast-paced, realistic, and stimulating. Not long after their introduction, I began to suspect that these games had the same addictive potential as drugs, alcohol, and gambling. Today,...

Don’t Sit on the Potty

Okay, I guess the title of this week’s tip is a bit perplexing. So is the whole subject of potty training little tykes who’ve developed “throne aversion syndrome.” Once this sad condition takes hold, the resulting power-struggles can be enough...

The Love and Logic Vaccination Plan

Our world is getting more complex and dangerous for kids every day. How do we best protect them so that they will survive? Resist the urge to overprotect! Like vaccinations for physical disease, parents who apply Love and Logic allow their kids to develop...

Will Love and Logic Work With Autistic Children?

Just about everywhere I travel, someone asks me if Love and Logic will work with a child having a diagnosis of “autism-spectrum” disorder. Because this diagnosis is applied to so many different types of children…with very differing abilities and...

Kids, Money, Loans

April has been declared National Financial Literacy Month. What a great time to teach your kids about loans! Many parents wonder if it is a good idea to loan money to their children. The authors of Love and Logic® say yes. If your kids will need to know about loans as...

“Is It Really OK To Say ‘No’ To My Child?”

In the mid 1960’s a few parenting “experts” began to question whether we ought to say this word to our children. Some worried that it would damage kids’ self-concepts. Others seemed concerned that it would stifle creativity. Kids need to hear...