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The Happy Child - Parenting App

The Happy Child - Parenting App

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Replacing parenting myths with new scientific research

4.9 Ratings 4K+ Reviews 100K+ Downloads

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  • The Science Behind Happiness Jan 13, 2020

    By R0cketman3
    The Happy Child Positive Parenting app is an incredibly informative resource for those that are either expecting or currently have children, and even for those that do not have children. The lessons are not thoughtless suggestions on how to be a “better parent,” but rather offer explanations for suggested behaviors that will enrich the lives of our children and as well as the parents. People often forget that human behavior is a clash of hormones and chemicals; this app not only reminds one of their biology, it zeroes in on the specific chemicals that dominate our lives whether it’s realized or not, and advises one which chemicals to maximize and/or minimize. I do not have any children but the content of the videos are informative enough to make me aware of the impact I would have on my child. It also notes that these desired actions to increase long-term happiness are not just for the children but also have a profound affect on the parent(s). This app could be crucial for first-time parents. The app itself is laid out very neatly and is easy to navigate. I especially appreciated how the experience is customized to the user, asking if one is a parent or not. The description of the videos are clear and the questions after each video are especially helpful to ensure one truly grasps the information that is presented. I would highly recommend this app to anyone that is around children.
    more
  • Jan 13, 2021

    By Katie Portillo
    Beautiful app; I'm constantly shocked it's free. The training is easy to follow with short segments you can complete in minutes a day. I've read a lot on parenting, but the science they explain behind our emotions and actions is so insightful, and it really makes sense! I've already been able to apply it to my kids when I see them (or myself) struggling, and it's extremely helpful.
    more
  • Very informative AND helpful Dec 31, 2019

    By ihateecountrymusic
    This app clearly demonstrates in a way that make it easy for me to understand what the underlying cause of behavioral issues are AND helps provide me with helpful tips/solutions to fix them. There has definitely been more of a push to focus on mental health to improve parenting and overall quality of life. But to be honest, I did not even know where to begin. These videos and lessons clearly outline what is important and how to make the necessary changes for a positive improvement. Also, I thought this would be just for kids.. but I am seeing how it is helping me. Understanding the little chemicals in our brain that makes us feel the way they do and understanding which are short term fixes VS long term fixes. I recognize that I can also use some of these tips on me. Plus, as a big bonus for me, the app is visually pleasing. The messages are clear and the videos are interesting. It holds my attention and I actually learn... rather than starting a parenting book and putting it down before I get any valuable information. Would definitely recommend to parents ... but I truly recommend this app to anyone trying to learn more about themselves and get some key tips and solutions to improve their quality of life.
    more
  • Jan 11, 2021

    By tinkerbell
    Amazing! Best short, easy-to-understand, practical advice that I found so far. If you don't have time to read many parenting and/or couples communication books, this alone will set you up for a much happier life ahead! Short video clips and exercises are great for bite sized consumption, so can fit in any busy schedule. Our family has certainly benefited a lot :) Thank you for keeping this invaluable product free of charge!
    more
  • From content to design, excellent parenting app Jan 8, 2020

    By RyanP. Reviews
    If you are looking for an app that is easy to use, well structured, and that helps you focus on what's really important as a parent, this is the app for you. After I recently became a father, I began to search for quality resources to assist in parenting. I have a stressful job, so something that could be used easily and quickly was a must. Also, I wanted advice that had an independent explanation for why it was good. I didn't want another resource that cited itself for its suggestions. With the happy child app, every reasoning behind the advice is explained. The app never relies on itself or "well that kind of makes sense" for its sourcing. Each of the lessons I did focused on making positive relationships and environments with your kids. The lessons had concrete examples of how to do this and explanations for why this worked. Most importantly, the lessons repeatedly emphasized how important deep connections are, as opposed to just brief interactions with short-lived effects. I am definitely learning. The app is also beautifully laid out and designed. The videos and sound are professional quality. Most importantly, each lesson can be done in about five minutes. I've already learned that, when you're a parent, every second counts. If you want to focus on becoming a better parent, want solid advice and suggestions, and have limited time, this is an excellent app for you.
    more

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  • The Science Behind Happiness Jan 13, 2020

    By R0cketman3
    The Happy Child Positive Parenting app is an incredibly informative resource for those that are either expecting or currently have children, and even for those that do not have children. The lessons are not thoughtless suggestions on how to be a “better parent,” but rather offer explanations for suggested behaviors that will enrich the lives of our children and as well as the parents. People often forget that human behavior is a clash of hormones and chemicals; this app not only reminds one of their biology, it zeroes in on the specific chemicals that dominate our lives whether it’s realized or not, and advises one which chemicals to maximize and/or minimize. I do not have any children but the content of the videos are informative enough to make me aware of the impact I would have on my child. It also notes that these desired actions to increase long-term happiness are not just for the children but also have a profound affect on the parent(s). This app could be crucial for first-time parents. The app itself is laid out very neatly and is easy to navigate. I especially appreciated how the experience is customized to the user, asking if one is a parent or not. The description of the videos are clear and the questions after each video are especially helpful to ensure one truly grasps the information that is presented. I would highly recommend this app to anyone that is around children.
    more
  • Jan 13, 2021

    By Katie Portillo
    Beautiful app; I'm constantly shocked it's free. The training is easy to follow with short segments you can complete in minutes a day. I've read a lot on parenting, but the science they explain behind our emotions and actions is so insightful, and it really makes sense! I've already been able to apply it to my kids when I see them (or myself) struggling, and it's extremely helpful.
    more
  • Very informative AND helpful Dec 31, 2019

    By ihateecountrymusic
    This app clearly demonstrates in a way that make it easy for me to understand what the underlying cause of behavioral issues are AND helps provide me with helpful tips/solutions to fix them. There has definitely been more of a push to focus on mental health to improve parenting and overall quality of life. But to be honest, I did not even know where to begin. These videos and lessons clearly outline what is important and how to make the necessary changes for a positive improvement. Also, I thought this would be just for kids.. but I am seeing how it is helping me. Understanding the little chemicals in our brain that makes us feel the way they do and understanding which are short term fixes VS long term fixes. I recognize that I can also use some of these tips on me. Plus, as a big bonus for me, the app is visually pleasing. The messages are clear and the videos are interesting. It holds my attention and I actually learn... rather than starting a parenting book and putting it down before I get any valuable information. Would definitely recommend to parents ... but I truly recommend this app to anyone trying to learn more about themselves and get some key tips and solutions to improve their quality of life.
    more
  • Jan 11, 2021

    By tinkerbell
    Amazing! Best short, easy-to-understand, practical advice that I found so far. If you don't have time to read many parenting and/or couples communication books, this alone will set you up for a much happier life ahead! Short video clips and exercises are great for bite sized consumption, so can fit in any busy schedule. Our family has certainly benefited a lot :) Thank you for keeping this invaluable product free of charge!
    more
  • From content to design, excellent parenting app Jan 8, 2020

    By RyanP. Reviews
    If you are looking for an app that is easy to use, well structured, and that helps you focus on what's really important as a parent, this is the app for you. After I recently became a father, I began to search for quality resources to assist in parenting. I have a stressful job, so something that could be used easily and quickly was a must. Also, I wanted advice that had an independent explanation for why it was good. I didn't want another resource that cited itself for its suggestions. With the happy child app, every reasoning behind the advice is explained. The app never relies on itself or "well that kind of makes sense" for its sourcing. Each of the lessons I did focused on making positive relationships and environments with your kids. The lessons had concrete examples of how to do this and explanations for why this worked. Most importantly, the lessons repeatedly emphasized how important deep connections are, as opposed to just brief interactions with short-lived effects. I am definitely learning. The app is also beautifully laid out and designed. The videos and sound are professional quality. Most importantly, each lesson can be done in about five minutes. I've already learned that, when you're a parent, every second counts. If you want to focus on becoming a better parent, want solid advice and suggestions, and have limited time, this is an excellent app for you.
    more

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