by Dr. Richard Marshall
A few days ago, one of the country’s premier educational organizations published a short piece titled, “Should Schools Eliminate Failing Grades?” I was particularly interested in the article, because I had written a manuscript several years ago arguing against the use of zeros in schools. Read More
Do you have a toddler that is very emotional? Perhaps she will freak out at times, become shaky and difficult to console. Maybe she always seems to have a need to be in control, questioning everything, and challenging all of your decisions. While this may seem like a child’s attempt to manipulate, it could be rooted in something a little more serious, such as anxiety. Read More
by: Dr. Richard Marshall
A few days ago, I found an article titled, “Effects of Perfectionism: How Intrusive Parenting Is Harmful to Children.” You can find it here. Most of the research conducted on intrusive parenting (also known as helicopter parenting) studies its effects in high school and college students. However, this particular article is important, because the authors report the results of their five-year study targeting the effects of intrusive parenting on children in the primary grades. Read More
Today’s question comes to us from Rebecca, who wrote:
I THINK THAT MY HUSBAND IS DEPRESSED. HE JUST DOES NOT SEEM TO BE HIS USUAL HAPPY SELF WHEN HE COMES HOME FROM WORK, AND ON THE WEEKENDS, HE TENDS TO STAY IN BED AND WATCH TV. WHEN I ASK HIM ABOUT IT, HE SAYS THAT HE DOES NOT WANT TO TALK. IS IT DEPRESSION, AND IF SO, WHAT DO I DO?