Todd Cartmell

Dr. Todd Cartmell is a child psychologist who’s been working with children, teens and their families for about 20 years at his clinical practice in Wheaton, Ill. He’s a popular public speaker, a parenting workshop presenter and the author of seven books including 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids, Raising Flexible Kids and Project Dad: The Complete Do-It-Yourself-Guide for Becoming a Great Father. Todd and his wife, Lora, have two grown sons. You can learn more about Todd by visiting his blog.

A photograph of grandparents arriving to a hous with presents in hand while their grandchildren run out to meet them.

No-Stress Grandparenting During the Holidays

7 ways to keep Christmas from becoming a tug-of-war

Raising Flexible Thinkers

How your child’s thoughts drive healthy emotions and positive behavior

Raising Kids of Character (Part 2 of 2)

Parents often don’t have a plan for addressing and correcting their children’s undesirable behavior. Dr. Todd Cartmell discusses practical tools parents can use and outlines a three-step process that can help transform their interactions with their kids. (Part 2 of 2)

Raising Kids of Character (Part 1 of 2)

Parents often don’t have a plan for addressing and correcting their children’s undesirable behavior. Dr. Todd Cartmell discusses practical tools parents can use and outlines a three-step process that can help transform their interactions with their kids. (Part 1 of 2)

Your Kids Can Avoid Negative Thinking Traps

Dwelling on truth will help your child make wiser choices and discover better solutions to the challenges she faces.

Raising Teachable Kids (Part 2 of 2)

Child psychologist and author Dr. Todd Cartmell offers parents practical advice and encouragement in a discussion based on his book 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids. (Part 2 of 2)

Raising Teachable Kids (Part 1 of 2)

Child psychologist and author Dr. Todd Cartmell offers parents practical advice and encouragement in a discussion based on his book 8 Simple Tools for Raising Great Kids. (Part 1 of 2)

Teaching Kids Self-Control

Five ways to nurture restraint in your children so they can develop self discipline.

I Want to Live With Dad!

Learn how to determine what your child really wants when your kid says he or she wants to live with the other parent.

Your Social Baby

Social development is important in every stage of childhood, even the first three years of a child’s life. Find age-appropriate ways you can promote healthy social interaction with your child.

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