- January 31, 2011 | Intelligencer
- Tiger Mothers in Training
To judge from the backlash, lots of American parents find Amy Chua horrifying. To judge from the book sales, something else is going on.
- February 18, 2008 | Features
- Learning to Lie
Kids lie early, often, and for all sorts of reasons—to avoid punishment, to bond with friends, to gain a sense of control. But now there’s a singular theory for one way this habit develops: They are just copying their parents.
- October 15, 2007 | Features
- Snooze or Lose
Overstimulated, overscheduled kids are getting at least an hour’s less sleep than they need, a deficiency that, new research reveals, has the power to set their cognitive abilities back years.
- February 19, 2007 | Features
- How Not to Talk to Your Kids
The inverse power of praise.