An Anxious Third Grader, Follow Up

2018-09-13T21:34:30+00:00

Q: You suggested that I stop the regimented schedule and give him 90 minutes of playtime. There is just over 90 minutes between when he arrives home from school (3:45) and when we eat dinner

An Anxious Third Grader, Follow Up 2018-09-13T21:34:30+00:00

Anxiety and Anger: A Deadly Combination

2018-09-13T21:35:29+00:00

Q: My nine-year-old son is experiencing anxiety and anger. My husband and I follow a traditional style of parenting—we are firm, have high standards for behavior, and are very loving. I believe our son ‘s

Anxiety and Anger: A Deadly Combination 2018-09-13T21:35:29+00:00

Appropriate After School Schedule

2017-09-08T14:19:04+00:00

Q: What is an appropriate afterschool game plan for a first grader and third grader? Can you give me some advice on how to handle homework, chores and bedtime for this age? What type of

Appropriate After School Schedule 2017-09-08T14:19:04+00:00

A Parent’s Back To School

2017-09-01T17:46:56+00:00

At the start of the school year, it’s not just the kids who face an adjustment—parents do too. From homework to teacher conference to after-school activities, this time of year can be overwhelming and chaotic.

A Parent’s Back To School 2017-09-01T17:46:56+00:00

Back to School for Parents

2017-07-28T23:36:49+00:00

School all over the country is either in session or about to start, which means parents are gearing up for another academic calendar year much like their children. Here are some back-to-school tips for parents.

Back to School for Parents 2017-07-28T23:36:49+00:00

Homework Hassles

2017-06-07T16:30:24+00:00

Q: My 8-year-old daughter is not doing her homework by herself. I have to remind her to do it, and she is always complaining and trying to find something else to do. She can pass

Homework Hassles 2017-06-07T16:30:24+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

A Manageable Routine for a Teen

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

Q: I need help regarding the evening routine for my 16-year-old daughter, after she arrives home after her sport, which is usually 5 p.m., during the week. She has ADHD and says she needs to

A Manageable Routine for a Teen 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

A ‘Bad’ Mom’s Guide to School

2016-09-03T20:55:52+00:00

The summer movie “Bad Moms” hit a chord with many mothers who feel pressure to do all and be all to their kids and families. The opening scene where Amy Mitchell (played by Mila Kunis)

A ‘Bad’ Mom’s Guide to School 2016-09-03T20:55:52+00:00