Category: PARENTING

Separation Anxiety and Your Kindergartner

“Separation anxiety” is an emotional response that is so common when people are removed from the familiar that it has a medical category for it.  Along with post traumatic stress syndrome and similar emotional...

Control your Anger, Don't let it Control You

Anger can be a paralyzing and debilitating condition.  But it can be a terrifying and degrading experience for your child if you’re taking your anger out on them.  Physical and verbal abuse of a...

Private vs. Public Schools

There are some pretty glaring differences in public schooling and private schooling, and there are some definite positives and negatives for both. If you or your children have considered changing to a public or...

Finding the Happy Middle with Discipline

Disciplining your child can be a tough call in any circumstances, and if your partner doesn’t agree with your disciplinary tactics, it could lead to real trouble. Whether you have a problem child that...

The Importance of Laughing with Your Child

Sometimes it seems that the only thing parents and children share is DNA. As a parent, you have the opportunity to encourage your child by sharing more than that with them. This article will...

Building You Child's Self Esteem

It’s often been said that children learn what they live.  So if you’re looking for a place to start helping your child build positive self esteem and self value, then you should show them...

Make Cooking Fun For Your Kids

Many parents know that someday, their little birds will fly the nest and (hopefully) move out and live as a fully functioning adult. To that end, many parents will carefully coach their child about...

Dealing With Fevers and Colds

When your baby has a fever or cold, your first urge is to run right to the pediatrician. But, mild colds and fevers are common, and often don’t require a visit to the doctor,...