Category Archives: And the Family

Temperament and parents and children

TEMPERAMENT, PARENTING AND THE NON-SHARED ENVIRONMENT PART II

ARE THE REAL EFFECTS OF PARENTING LOST IN THE NON-SHARED ENVIRONMENTAL BLACK HOLE? The major role of genes in development is incontrovertible.  That I think, is nature’s gift to the newborn, the baby and the developing child.  Parents don’t teach … Continue reading

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Temperament, parenting, and the so-called “non-shared environment” PART I

PART I:  THE MYSTERIOUS NON-SHARED ENVIRONMENT In the prestigious journal, Science,* researchers informed us in 1990 that  “On multiple measures of personality and temperament, occupational and leisure-time interests, and social attitudes, monozygotic twins reared apart are about as similar as … Continue reading

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Temperament, Final sperm comments and the problem of the declining male brand.

Preface:  Final comments on declining sperm I finished my recent blog on sperm decline and related reproductive horror stories by coming to  the strange conclusion that  the “end of men” could be in sight but no one is screaming. The … Continue reading

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Parenting by Temperament: Every Child is Unique

A Note:  This is the last in my series of blogs on the use of temperament in parenting.  It is a chapter taken from our Parenting by Temperament book.  It should be interesting to those of you who are familiar … Continue reading

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Why I believe in Parenting by Temperament: Part II Nurture and Discipline

The fit (misfit?) between your child’s temperament and your own is no small matter in good parenting.  If it is as normal as breathing for you to pick up anything dropped on the floor almost before it lands, if being … Continue reading

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