Whether we’re stay-at-home moms or working mothers, finding the right balance between home, work, kids and husband can be challenging. Here’s my advice to one mother on managing time. Q: For a stay-at-home mom who
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Kids and teens love electronics. The ability to connect with others immediately and to play games can be irresistible for many children (and adults). However, it’s important that we put parameters around usage. Q: My
Most parents want to believe that if they do everything right, then their kids will turn out okay. But the truth is that no matter how good a parent you are, your child is still
Do you have to parent a teen on the autism spectrum differently? This week’s question comes from a mom struggling with how to help her high-functioning autistic teen transition to adulthood. Q: I’m currently raising
Sometimes, we have to bring in an outside authority to help our kids overcome their fears. Q: I’m looking for some feedback on how to handle our 6-year-old boy’s fear of being alone. It started
Ready to get off the argument merry-go-round and have more calm, fruitful discussions with your kids? Learn the secret to reducing and eliminating arguments with your child or teen.
Contrary to popular belief, toddlers don't have to be terrible! Watch for my five key toddler taming tactics. Don’t use contractions. Toddler proof your house. Sleep is key. Containment works best. Say yes more than
When did being shy become a liability? In today’s extroverted world, we immediately get concerned when a child doesn’t seem to like being around other kids or doesn’t have many friends. But we’ve forgotten that