We looked inside some of the tweets by @ElaineHeffner and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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There are factors in society other than "helicopter" parenting that explain parents' long term involvement in their children's lives. This week: "Eternal Parenting." http://www.goodenoughmothering.com
Sometimes deferring to someone else's wishes can feel like letting them be boss. This week: Who's the Boss?
Early childhood programs enrich the lives of children and parents but can't substitute for more comprehensive universal child care. This week: "An Early Head Start."
The new parent game involves choices that may not work in the real world. This week: "Make Believe Choices."
A new game tests skills of digital parents and outcomes in digital children. This week: "Make Believe Parenting."
Things as we imagine them to be don't always turn out as expected. This week: "Be Careful What You Wish For."
What parents learn raising children can be effective in dealing with people in public life. This week: "Mother Power".
Children often answer back when they are learning to speak up. The development of autonomy can be challenging for parents. This week: "Finding Your Voice."
Children's way of communicating with us is often misleading - leading us astray in our responses. This week: "Reading Behavior."
Our children are increasingly addicted to social media but can they recognize misinformation and "fake" news? This week: "Spotting Junk."
Is a child's birthdate connected to a diagnosis of ADHD? This week: "Youngest in the Class?" http://www.goodenoughmothering.com
Our choices as parents are constrained by our feelings for our children and at times misplaced ideas about what they need from us. This week" "Having to Choose."
Parents worry when schools express concern about a child's behavior which may reflect developmental differences. Are differences too readily seen as disabilities or disorders? This week: Developmental worries.
Technologists themselves are now deploring screen time for children as having risks for addiction and stunting development. Parents are left to confront ways to limit this behavior. This week: "The Devil in Our Phones."
Conflicts can arise if parents see a child's behavior as a problem rather than reflecting a personality different from their own. This week: "Personality Differences."
Helping children through developmental steps can be stressful leading parents to look for short cuts. This week: "Magical Solutions."
An ongoing conflict for parents is the pull they feel between meeting their children's needs or wants and their own. This week: "Your Needs or Mine?"
The ability of young children to be without their parents or caregiver in a new environment is a developmental step that varies in children. Even when children don't cling to their parents... https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1931669653538635&id=159422204096731 …
Can young children identify with the emotional reactions of others? This week: "The Feelings of Others."