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April 11, 2014

The Science of Raising Happy Children. {Infographic}

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Above all else in the world, most parents want happy kids.

It’s not easy being a parent and sometimes (well, more than sometimes!) we have to do things that make our kids unhappy (i.e., limiting screen time and junk food; scolding them for bad manners; discouraging them from hanging out with trouble-makers). But that’s all normal parenting stuff.

What makes happy kids? It’s more than just buying them a dog who can play fetch with itself and it’s certainly not about giving in to every whim.

This infographic provides the science of raising happy kids in a way that’s easy to understand:

via happify

 

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Editor: Jenna Penielle Lyons

Photo: Pinterest

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