A Teen and Her Five Year Old Brother

2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Q: My question is about sibling conflict between my 13-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son. They are constantly fighting! And they are basically just rude and disrespectful towards each other so much of the time. I

A Teen and Her Five Year Old Brother 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

More Tips on Staying Sane During December

2017-11-28T13:37:50+00:00

I asked for advice on Facebook about how to not be overwhelmed during the holidays. Here's what friends had to say: Teresa Danner Kander says, “I try to do most of the stressful stuff, like

More Tips on Staying Sane During December 2017-11-28T13:37:50+00:00

Adjusting to the Arrival of a Second Child

2018-07-17T16:04:43+00:00

By Stephen W. Hiemstra After our firstborn arrived, my wife, Maryam, refused to leave her alone with anyone. On rare occasions, I might watch her, but almost no one else. As she drew closer to

Adjusting to the Arrival of a Second Child 2018-07-17T16:04:43+00:00

Freshman Blowing (Vaping) Smoke

2017-10-19T23:24:53+00:00

Q: My 14-year-old freshman has been telling me how he vapes in the high school bathroom with friends. My husband and I do not smoke or vape, and we have made it very clear that

Freshman Blowing (Vaping) Smoke 2017-10-19T23:24:53+00:00

Things You Never Thought You’d Say as a Parent

2017-10-19T23:27:06+00:00

We all say strange things to our kids! This month’s original cartoon is from K.W. of Tulsa, Okla. She says, “I don’t know why my nearly 5-year-old daughter thought it would be a good idea

Things You Never Thought You’d Say as a Parent 2017-10-19T23:27:06+00:00

Can a Toddler Learn From Consequences?

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

Q: What is an appropriate way to punish a 17-month-old for being bad, i.e. deliberately disobeying when I tell him not to do something? Is time out appropriate for this age? If it is how

Can a Toddler Learn From Consequences? 2018-07-17T16:00:17+00:00

Making the Most of Holiday Gatherings

2017-10-21T21:25:29+00:00

I love this time of year, with fall in full swing, the weather crisp and cooler, the anticipation of the coming family gatherings and holiday cheer. But that doesn’t mean the holidays are not without

Making the Most of Holiday Gatherings 2017-10-21T21:25:29+00:00

A Bright Son Making Bad Choices

2017-10-19T23:33:54+00:00

Q: My very bright 10-year-old son simply refuses to obey. He is child #2 out of 4 kids. He seems to take up all of our parenting energy. He spent a lot of time in

A Bright Son Making Bad Choices 2017-10-19T23:33:54+00:00