Forgiving Yourself For Your Failures as a Parent

2017-05-25T00:19:34+00:00

By Christine Lindsay Parenting is a bumpy road, especially if your family is blended in some manner through adoption, or divorce and remarriage, or any other number of life stresses. But when you fail—and believe

Forgiving Yourself For Your Failures as a Parent 2017-05-25T00:19:34+00:00

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

2016-11-29T21:23:50+00:00

With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, and 2017 not far behind, I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and the happiest of New Year's. As I traditionally do this time of year, I'm

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2016-11-29T21:23:50+00:00

The Social Woes of a Kindergartner

2016-11-29T01:51:15+00:00

Q: My 5-year-old son is having problems with some kids at church. We go to a small church and they usually have kindergarten through 5th grade together for Sunday school and children’s church. We also

The Social Woes of a Kindergartner 2016-11-29T01:51:15+00:00

How I Cured My Son of ADHD

2018-07-17T15:58:47+00:00

By Dinah Bucholz Eli was a horrid little seven-year-old. Everything grossed him out, and he dealt with it by spitting the gross feeling in his saliva into the cuffs and collars of his shirts. He

How I Cured My Son of ADHD 2018-07-17T15:58:47+00:00

A Lawyer in Training

2016-11-29T01:55:05+00:00

Q: My 8-year-old son is a kind boy with a genuinely good heart. That said, he argues with everything we say, pesters/antagonizes his 3-year-old sister incessantly, and can’t follow directions no matter how many years

A Lawyer in Training 2016-11-29T01:55:05+00:00

Do As I Say…And Do

2016-11-29T20:59:34+00:00

This time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the holiday rush—buying presents (check!), decorating (check!), baking (check!), giving (check!), and all the other things that make up the Christmas season. But it’s

Do As I Say…And Do 2016-11-29T20:59:34+00:00

The Trial of a Teenage Girl

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

Q: Are teenage girls just horribly disagreeable? Right now, I have a really hard time liking mine. I know my husband is having the same problem. We love her, and we try to support her

The Trial of a Teenage Girl 2018-07-17T15:56:58+00:00

Family Times

2016-11-29T14:00:47+00:00

This time of year, parents often find themselves having pushback from kids on attending family and other events. Kids whine that they don’t want to go. They fling phrases like: “I don’t know Aunt Mildred

Family Times 2016-11-29T14:00:47+00:00

Happy Thanksgiving!

2016-10-27T21:23:02+00:00

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, I hope you will take time to reflect on all the wonderful things in your life. Enjoy your time with family, and I'll be back next week with more

Happy Thanksgiving! 2016-10-27T21:23:02+00:00

A 7-year-old Reputation

2016-10-27T20:34:13+00:00

Q: My almost 7-year-old son seems to have a complete inability to interact appropriately with his peers. This has been a problem since preschool, and now in first grade, he is starting to be rejected

A 7-year-old Reputation 2016-10-27T20:34:13+00:00