Our teenagers are more stressed than ever, with school and other pressures piling up on their shoulders. In this week’s video, I talk about five ways parents can help our teens shed some of that
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It’s hard when our kids are struggling with friends. Here’s my advice to one mom whose middle schooler is trying to fit in at a new school. Q: My 13-year-old son started a new middle
Sometimes, when company comes over or dad comes home from work, a child can become an attention hog. This mom asks how to corral her four-year-old daughter when someone new comes to the house. Q:
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We love our close relatives, but sometimes aunts, uncles and grandparents can cross the line when it comes to what we think is appropriate behavior. This mom asks how should she respond when a grandparent
If ever there was a parenting myth that as gained prominence in today's child-rearing culture, it's the one that says you can reason your child into proper behavior. The cold, hard reality is that you
When tackling questions about serious illness and/or death of a pet (or relative, friend, etc.), follow these general guidelines. Answer the question asked. Keep your answers short. Dole out information on a need-to-know basis. Know
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