The following articles are taken from some of Dr. O'Callaghan's books and other writings. Each section addresses a specific problem families face or a technique that parents can use to raise their children more effectively. The techniques are intended to help parents find the right balance between protecting their children from danger and instilling in the children a sense of responsibility and self-reliance. The objective is to move to a sort of "automatic pilot" style of caretaking in which children regulate their own behavior, make good decisions on their own without parental interference and ask for help only when they need it.


What Are Children Up To?

Balanced Parenting And Child Self-Motivation

The Parent/Child Relationship Out Of Balance

The Child Terrorist

Attention Deficit Disorder, Excuse Psychology And Other Misdiagnoses

Fathers: The Missing Ingredient

Changing Expectations: Rethinking The Handicap

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