Public Whining

2015-09-08T19:14:20+00:00

Q: What do I do in public when my 3 year old starts whining? When I’m home, she goes to her room for a bit, which seems to work, but I’m at a loss as

Public Whining 2015-09-08T19:14:20+00:00

Frustration With Frustration

2015-09-08T18:54:05+00:00

Q: My 9-year-old son struggles with frustration and has for years. He’ll break objects, yell or become disrespectful when he reaches his breaking point. He is otherwise a typical loving boy. What can you recommend

Frustration With Frustration 2015-09-08T18:54:05+00:00

Computer Usage at School

2015-09-08T00:00:59+00:00

Q: Is there any hope at all of public schools teaching children without the continual use of computers? We refused to sign the computer access papers for two of ours, and yet the teachers are

Computer Usage at School 2015-09-08T00:00:59+00:00

 Tips on Raising Do-Gooders

2018-07-17T15:58:49+00:00

They say that children are inherently compassionate and have a natural tendency to share, which is perfect for parents who want their children to grow up to be empathetic, charitable adults who make a conscious

 Tips on Raising Do-Gooders 2018-07-17T15:58:49+00:00

Overcoming Sibling Rivalry

2018-07-17T15:59:25+00:00

Overcoming Sibling Rivalry By Mary L. Hamilton A favorite family story recalls the torment inflicted on our youngest brother. His white-blonde hair, sparkly blue eyes and wide, toothy smile melted hearts everywhere we went, but

Overcoming Sibling Rivalry 2018-07-17T15:59:25+00:00

What To Do With Kids in Summer?

2015-05-28T21:12:23+00:00

Summertime, that magical time and place where kids are released from the fetters of school and tossed out into the wild to while away the lazy, hazy days. We spent many hours exploring our neighborhood,

What To Do With Kids in Summer? 2015-05-28T21:12:23+00:00

Summertime Blues

2015-02-10T19:14:22+00:00

School is ending across the country, and with it, wails of distress from parents as they scramble for ways to fill their children’s time during the hot, sticky days of summer. I’ve heard numerous parents

Summertime Blues 2015-02-10T19:14:22+00:00

Do Not Disturb the Family Peace

2015-02-10T19:15:55+00:00

As I sat down at my computer to write a blog post for this site, I heard a ruckus upstairs. Sounds of screaming that didn’t sound quite so happy. With four children between the ages

Do Not Disturb the Family Peace 2015-02-10T19:15:55+00:00

Merry-Go-Round: Old Fashioned Fun

2015-02-10T19:17:53+00:00

With March proving to be delightful in the weather department, we’ve been visiting playgrounds recently. On one visit, for nearly the entire half hour or so we were there, my three oldest children played on

Merry-Go-Round: Old Fashioned Fun 2015-02-10T19:17:53+00:00