Freedom Goes to a Two Year Old’s Head

2018-07-17T16:00:19+00:00

Q: My 2-year-old recently transitioned from crib to bed. The freedom seems to be more than he can handle, and he has taken to destroying the bedroom he shares with his 3-year-old brother. Of course

Freedom Goes to a Two Year Old’s Head 2018-07-17T16:00:19+00:00

Those Fighting Girls

2017-06-15T19:29:54+00:00

Q: My two girls, ages 2 and 3, constantly fight when together (expect for one to three minutes at the beginning of play). My 3 year old is aggressive to her younger sister in the

Those Fighting Girls 2017-06-15T19:29:54+00:00

Is the Pen Mightier Than a First Grader’s Attitude?

2017-02-23T00:43:32+00:00

Q: My 7-year-old first grader received notice that he did not meet district standards for penmanship/writing the past two quarters on his report card. I have printed out worksheets for him to copy what direction

Is the Pen Mightier Than a First Grader’s Attitude? 2017-02-23T00:43:32+00:00

Mr. Crostic and Me

2016-10-25T13:25:15+00:00

When I was a child, we lived next door to a confirmed bachelor. Mr. Crostic was quiet but polite middle-aged man who had a skin disease that covered his face (and probably other parts of

Mr. Crostic and Me 2016-10-25T13:25:15+00:00

Trouble With Friends

2016-06-01T21:10:24+00:00

Q: My 4-year-old daughter has a friend the same age who will push/hit/spit on her when they play together. This happens 75% of the time they play together. The parents usually reprimand their daughter and

Trouble With Friends 2016-06-01T21:10:24+00:00

6 Ways to Cultivate Daydreaming

2015-10-31T14:56:11+00:00

My article “8 Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Daydreaming” on Crosswalk.com showed why daydreaming is important to our children’s well-being. Now here are 6 ways to help your child develop his own daydreaming ability. Turn

6 Ways to Cultivate Daydreaming 2015-10-31T14:56:11+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

Boys Being Boys—and Why That’s Okay

2015-03-13T15:41:17+00:00

Q:I have three boys: 3, 7 and 10 years old. The oldest loves to wrestle and play with his siblings, but he’s also much more aggressive than they are—but not to the point of hurting

Boys Being Boys—and Why That’s Okay 2015-03-13T15:41:17+00:00