How to Handle a Toddler Who Bites

2018-07-17T16:00:18+00:00

Q: My 26-month-old son has started biting me. It happens when he gets upset, frustrated, or impatient. His dad is currently away on a military assignment, although even when he’s home, his schedule isn’t regular.

 How to Handle a Toddler Who Bites 2018-07-17T16:00:18+00:00

Talking About Parenting

2015-09-01T14:37:19+00:00

Want to hear more about my thoughts on parenting? Check out my appearance last night on Direct Connection with host Jeff Salkin (Maryland Public Television). https://youtu.be/hjKIBTwDF8c

Talking About Parenting 2015-09-01T14:37:19+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

Discouragement With Discipline

2015-07-09T23:16:48+00:00

Q: I am trying to discipline my 8-year-old and 9-year-old girls using the 8-day Strike method as outlined in John Rosemond’s The Well Behaved Child book. Basically, that means the first four strikes are warnings,

Discouragement With Discipline 2015-07-09T23:16:48+00:00

Playground Fun

2018-07-17T16:02:26+00:00

My favorite piece of playground equipment at school was a “flying saucer” type metal structure that had a pod of sorts supported in the air and accessed by ladder “feet.” I loved climbing up there

Playground Fun 2018-07-17T16:02:26+00:00

Teenage Love

2018-07-17T15:56:58+00:00

Q: Our 17-year-old son has his first girlfriend. He’s always been a respectful and compassionate person, who is the outwardly sensitive. But since he started dating this girl (which we do like), he’s eating, breathing,

Teenage Love 2018-07-17T15:56:58+00:00

Healthy Eating

2015-07-06T19:50:59+00:00

I'm often asked by parents how to get kids to eat their vegetables, especially those beyond the stray carrot or french fry (hey, a potato IS a veggie). Our kids will generally eat their veggies--and

Healthy Eating 2015-07-06T19:50:59+00:00

When College Kids Come Home

2015-05-28T15:57:55+00:00

Q: My 18-year-old daughter has come home for the summer after her freshman year of college. She had a good year, but now she seems distant in her relationship with us. We’ve had some good

When College Kids Come Home 2015-05-28T15:57:55+00:00