When it comes to parenting, lowered expectations and increased distances are toxic. What can we do? As parents, have power. With great power comes great responsibility!
Regardless of age, the entanglement of virtual communication and social media is transforming our experience of reality.
Virtual communication seduces us, offering a myriad of momentary pleasures as the immediacy of response provides instant gratification.
You may have heard the old adage, “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” In today’s cyberworld, children are being exposed to messages that teach them apathy, not empathy.
The fifth and final step of Emotion Coaching according to Dr. John Gottman is to set limits while helping your child to problem solve
As we mentioned on Wednesday, the Digital Age can be a scary and confusing place for kids. However, all hope is not lost - our research has shown that adults can help kids struggling with moments of emotional intensity.
In theory, it seems obvious that human kindness is just as necessary online as offline. For some reason, when interacting with others on the web, this becomes easy to forget.
In case you are just joining us on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we have been discussing the importance of empathizing with your youngster for the last couple of weeks.
Today on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we would like to share an article with you by Michelle Healy of USA Today.
Today on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we are excited to feature a guest posting from Gottman Bringing Baby Home (BBH) Educator Kim Brickwood.
In the Digital Age, kids may learn quick and easy relationship skills online, building rudimentary, occasionally fulfilling connections using virtual technology.
As Zach Brittle mentioned on Wednesday, the second step of Emotion Coaching, according to Dr. John Gottman, is to see your child’s expressions of emotion as opportunities for teaching and intimacy.