Category: Parenting

Is your preschooler normal?

All preschoolers exhibit some behavior problems. For most children, age brings maturity and a decrease in their difficulties. For other kids, early problems are predictors of future troubles. How can you tell the difference? That simple question is difficult to … Continue reading

Why you should take a moment for yourself

When is the last time you told your child that you were not going to some select sports activity because you wanted more time for yourself?  Your need for sleep was more important than taking your child to a sporting … Continue reading

What Miley, Trump and Kaepernick have in common

Please don’t tell me you are having problems talking with your teen. Media coverage of the following topics gives you an easy entry into your child’s world. Miley Cyrus declares she is pansexual. Most people haven’t even heard of the … Continue reading

3 tips to use regret in a helpful way

Jessica regretted wasting her entire life.  She had a horrible relationship with her two wonderful parents. She had done poorly in high school, and now had few skills to get a meaningful job. She had been in a myriad of … Continue reading

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