Tag Archive: Parenting Ideas

Best Parenting Articles For The Holidays


Dr. Brian MacDonald reviews suggestions for parents dealing with stress over the holidays.

Personality and Parenting: How your traits might affect your kids

Earlier this week, Dr. G wrote about the “Big Five” personality traits – five characteristics that have generally been accepted as the building blocks of personality. Coincidentally, the current issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology includes a study that analyzes research on the impact of the Big Five traits on parenting style!…

Parenting style and child behaviour: Is being democratic always the best option?

We’ll be talking in an upcoming episode about parenting styles, but after seeing information about this study at the Canadian Psychological Association conference last week, I thought it would be worth discussing now, while it’s fresh. Although I won’t go into detail about the 4 commonly accepted styles of parenting (I’ll save it for the…