Here are my real life tips for managing screen time and connecting with your family that you’ll want to start today. Learn more in “Digital Breaks: 5 Things to Help Our Kids Disconnect” on HUFFPOST PARENTS.
News & Media
How do you set the tone with your children for 2017? Dr. Dan suggests that parents model behavior for their children, how love is essential, and more ideas for the new year. Dr. Dan is interviewed by the morning news team at KTVU Fox 2 in the SF Bay Area.
Dr. Dan has joined Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s new media platform that focuses on well-being and performance. In “Living and Parenting in Uncertain Times,” Dr. Dan explains how being aware of ourselves — what we feel, think, and how we act — is the most important part of parenting (and living) — in uncertain times. Be the person you want to be and you want your kids to be as well.
Parents should teach their kids about gratitude and giving — before opening their gifts. Here are five tips to consider before the kids start ripping the wrapping paper and unraveling the ribbons, in Dr. Dan Peters’ “5 Ways to Manage Your Child’s Gift Expectations” on PSYCHOLOGY TODAY.
The holidays are an opportunity to pause and be grateful for family and to reflect on another year coming to an end. By following these five steps, you will focus on what is most important to you, keep things in perspective, and be good to yourself and your family. Learn more in “5 Steps To Managing Stress During the Holidays” on HUFFPOST PARENTS.
What we say matters. It matters because our kids care what we say (even if they say they don’t), and they internalize the messages they hear from us and incorporate them into their internal sense of self. Learn more from Dr. Dan in “Sometimes Praise Is Exactly the Right Thing for Kids,” on Mom.me, a parenting community focused on motherhood.
Parenting is not about getting it “right” and there is no way to be a “perfect” parent. Parenting humbles us and tests us in ways we couldn’t have imagined. There is no manual for your child or how to best parent her. There is no grading system or report card. Learn more in “5 Steps to Be an Aware Parent” on HUFFPOST PARENTS.
Did you know that there are “types” of parenting styles, and different parenting styles tend to produce different outcomes? Are you parenting like your parents parented you? Are you repeating things you told yourself you would never do to your own child? Learn more in “What Type of Parent Are You?” on HUFFPOST PARENTS.