Category: Parenting

Could Columbine have been prevented?

Dylan Klebold lived in two dramatically different worlds. On April 17, 1999 Dylan attended his high school prom with his friend Robyn, and told his mom that “he’d had the best night of his life.” His external world looked good. … Continue reading

What’s this red bump that won’t go away?

A few months ago, I noticed a small bump on BusyBee’s face just above his lip. Initially, it looked like a pimple or small blister but it just didn’t go away. The “ah ha” moment came when it became more … Continue reading

7 ways to connect with your child

Having an amazing relationship with your child is the foundation for everything we want to accomplish as parents. Here’s how to make that happen.     Be real. Great relationships are built upon honesty, caring, and communication. Be genuine with … Continue reading

Should parents be blamed for autism?

Autism is a severe developmental disorder evident within a child’s first few years of life. It is caused by mothers, often referred to as “refrigerator moms” who are typically well-educated but cold and rejecting toward their children. Since the infant … Continue reading

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