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Stop in the Name of Love: How too much “help” can actually hurt your children’s success as they go back to school

By Carolyn Daitch, Ph.D.The biggest challenge of parenting is knowing when to step in to help and guide and when to step back and permit..

August 24, 2016

10 Great Children’s Books for Big Milestones

1. New Sibling Darcy and Gran Don’t Like Babies by Jane Cutler 2. Divorce Two Homes by Claire Masurel 3. Step Parent Chelsea’s..

August 13, 2015

6 Best Apps for Potty Training

Stuck inside because of snow days? Jump start potty training by downloading these apps! 1. Time to Potty Pull-Ups® presents the smartest..

February 27, 2015

Cheerios on the Floor

By Sharon S. of Southern YankeeInsanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. I’m sure we’ve all..

October 29, 2013 with 0 Comments

How to Naturally Treat ADHD Symptoms

By Tammy MahanTreating ADHD naturally can be a challenge. The caregiver must be supportive and diligent in their efforts. That is not to..

October 22, 2013 with 0 Comments

Why Children Should Do Chores

By Lawrence Ross, Ph.D.Doing chores is part of a child’s healthy development for many reasons: Doing chores instills a sense of..

September 23, 2013 with 0 Comments

Everyday Life with a Strong-Willed Child

Ali Gilbert from Mom Explores Virginia Beach BlogMy daughter recently turned one and already I have noticed that she is very strong-willed...

September 20, 2013 with 0 Comments

How To Handle Temper Tantrums

Even though temper tantrums are unpleasant, it is common and normal for children ages 2 through 5 to have them.  A temper tantrum is the..

August 21, 2013 with 0 Comments

How to Promote Healthy Self Esteem in Children

Lawrence Ross Ph.D.We have all heard that healthy self esteem is important for emotional well being, but why is this so? Self esteem..

August 17, 2013 with 0 Comments

The Steal Deal: Why Kids Do It and How You Can Stop It

My neighbor recently shared that her daughter had stolen something from a classmate. Her little girl is a very good second grader, never..

December 5, 2007