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Why I Don’t Want My Kids To Be Happy

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango. By Mia Von Scha (And why having kids who are always happy is actually a sign of bad parenting.) It seems obvious that we would want our kids to be happy always. We go out of our way to protect them from negativity, disappointment, ... Read More

10 Easy Ways To Be A Fantastic Parent (While Staying Mostly Sane)

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango. By Lianne Avila Parenting is no easy job. But this might help. Parenting is a job that never ends. If you've taken on this job, you need to congratulate yourself. You are responsible for the well-being of another human being. Paren... Read More

Learning to Deal with Frustration, Disappointment

By Susan Isaacs Kohl

Asked to share his reason for grabbing a red toy car out of his friend’s hand over and over, then crying when his friend grabbed it back, a four-year-old boy explained with a scream, “I want it!’ When I inquired about getting him an identical red car to play with, his eyes teared and he yelled... Read More