Category: Parenting

Great marriages have these 4 things in common

I’m often asked if it’s difficult being a psychologist and listening to kids’ problems all day. I enjoy that part of the job, because it’s fun helping young people make positive changes. It’s a lot tougher listening to parents discuss … Continue reading

Healthy White Bean Chili Recipe

Do you find that you and your family seem to be always on the run?  Our evenings have been touch and go, which brings us to the dilemma – “What’s for dinner?” What are the key ingredients to a quick … Continue reading

5 ways to help kids cope with death

Two weeks after the death of her cocker spaniel, eight-year-old Jessica continued to sob herself to sleep.  “I understand feeling sad about the loss of a person, but this was only a pet,” said her mom. “Is this normal?” she … Continue reading

7 Rules for effective rewards with kids

My early morning workout at a local gym was distracted by a silly debate on television about whether it was appropriate to bribe children for cleaning their rooms.  There was lots of sizzle but little substance in an argument between … Continue reading

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