A growing list of exemplary stories of positive-focused parenting and what we can all learn from them

 

Parenting advice for dads: a NPR panel podcast: http://www.npr.org/2014/07/29/336306532/where-do-dads-go-when-they-need-parenting-advice

 

Research shows no improvement in literacy starting children to read age 4 vs. age 7: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/discussion/school-starting-age-the-evidence

 

Could what looks like A.D.H.D. be a sleep disorder in disguise? http://nyti.ms/186dV8O

 

Why teenagers act crazy—it’s not their fault, it’s due to brain development: http://nyti.ms/1mrfwfG

 

Knowledge vs. behavior in being a better parent: http://n.pr/1o9Ev89

 

Sir Ken Robinson, amazing animated presentation on paradigm shift in education: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U&feature=youtu.be

 

Youtube video: Getting the “right” answer vs. creative thinking: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9TskeE43Q1M&feature=share

 

Interesting link between handwriting and children's learning: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/03/science/whats-lost-as-handwriting-fades.html?_r=0

 

Mother supports her daughter with Down’s Syndrome in a wide-reaching initiative: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tara-mccallan/i-want-the-world-to-see-b_b_5437714.html?1401803606

 

Rafe Esquith (world's most famous teacher) on school reform: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/07/16/the-worlds-most-famous-teacher-blasts-school-reform/

 

Better not to treat your prodigies like geniuses: http://online.wsj.com/articles/the-wrong-way-to-treat-child-geniuses-1401484790?utm_source=digg&utm_medium=email

 

Tips on Conscious Parenting: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/suza-scalora/conscious-parenting-with-_b_5404126.html

 

Parenting videos suggestions from Dr. Dan Siegel: http://www.drdansiegel.com/resources/video_clips/parenting/

 

Alternative solutions to an unfavorable diagnosis: http://daily.psychotherapynetworker.org/daily/parenting/when-traditional-parenting-rules-dont-apply/

 

A mother helps her son go from an Autistism diagnosis at age 2, to a Nobel Prize at age 15: http://themotherlist.com/mother-tore-label-nurtured-sons-hidden-genius/ 

 

Reaching my autistic son through Disney: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/magazine/reaching-my-autistic-son-through-disney.html?_r=0

 

Interesting research: flunking a test might actually be good for learning. http://nyti.ms/1ARoBXp