– Despite the American strong addiction to parenting advice, how can so many US children remain miserable? This may seem surprising but, when compared with their peers from other developed countries, American kids are still among the most unhappy. 

– Does it help to know that more than three-quarters of American parents admit to having spanked their kids at least once, and that corporal punishment is still legal in 19 states? Or to know that three-quarters of all the ADHD drugs produced in the world are taken in the US?

– At the same time, current research shows that a greater attention to children’s feelings improves their psychological health in general, while preparing them better for a successful and happy life.


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