Economic Outpatient Care: Financial Help Actually Hurts

How Economic Outpatient Care Leads to UAW Children

What is economic outpatient care? Why is this type of help for adult children problematic? Economic outpatient care is when an affluent parent bestows economic subsidies on a fully capable adult. The problem with economic outpatient care is that it trains the adult child to consume money rather than invest it to build wealth. Read more about how economic outpatient care can actually hurt adult children.

Childhood Attachment: Does It Affect You as an Adult?

Childhood Attachment: Does It Affect You as an Adult?

Do your experiences with childhood attachment affect your attachment style as an adult? What other factors contribute to your adult attachment style? Psychologists used to believe that your adult attachment style was a direct reflection of your childhood attachment to your parents. However, studies now show that childhood attachment is only one piece of the puzzle. Keep reading to learn why your childhood attachment style doesn’t always follow you to adulthood.

The History of Attachment Psychology & Why It Hurts

The History of Attachment Psychology & Why It Hurts

What are the origins of attachment psychology? Why do many Westerners believe that being emotionally self-sufficient is so important? How can this outdated ideology be harmful? Back in the 1920s, parenting books warned parents not to coddle their children too much or they would grow up to be reliant on others. This is where attachment psychology began and it only got worse from there. Continue reading to learn about the origins of attachment psychology and how early beliefs about attachment are harmful.

Creativity in Children: Can It Be Cultivated?

Creativity in Children: Can It Be Cultivated?

Is there a way to cultivate creativity in children? What can you, as a parent, do to encourage creative expression in your child? Creativity isn’t locked on genetics—it can be cultivated through upbringing. According to organizational psychologist Adam Grant, the key to cultivating creativity in children is not to impose too many rules and to explain the rationale behind the rules that are set. Keep reading to learn about the psychology behind creativity in children.

Happy Parenting: It’s All About Perspective

Happy Parenting: It’s All About Perspective

What is the secret to happy parenting? What are some ways you can infuse your parenting experience with more joy, happiness, and positivity? If you reflect on your individual parenting moments—such as throwing a birthday party or going to an amusement park—you’ll likely find many negative in-the-moment emotions, such as frustration, stress, or impatience. While you can’t eliminate these feelings altogether, you can choose to look beyond them and focus on the overall happy experience of parenting. Read further for tips on happy parenting.

Introducing Your Child to Your New Partner

Introducing Your Child to Your New Partner

Are you thinking about introducing your new partner to your child? What are the most common myths about child-partner introductions? In his book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Steve Harvey suggests introducing your new partner to your child early on in the relationship. He discusses the downsides of waiting too long and dispels the myths that many people are told. Keep reading to learn what Steve Harvey has to say about introducing your child to your new partner.

Dating a Mama’s Boy: Stop Enabling Him

Dating a Mama’s Boy: Stop Enabling Him

Are you dating a mama’s boy? Do you want to know how to make your man prioritize you over his mother? How can you learn to set boundries? According to Steve Harvey, if you are dating a mama’s boy, you are the culprit, not him. Harvey explains that a man’s mother is his first love and it’s where he learned his rules and principles and is the most comfortable. However, that does not mean he is unable to change with the right push. Keep reading to learn how to navigate dating a mama’s boy with Steve Harvey’s advice.