Category: Parenting

How Mike Rice can help you talk to your kids about bullying

I’m frequently asked by parents how to encourage kids to talk about important things that are going on in their lives. “How was your day at school?” typically elicits a shrug and “it was okay” from most kids. The problem … Continue reading

How have American families changed since 1965?

American families have changed significantly over the past 46 years according to information recently published by the Pew Research Center.  This report is filled with fascinating statistics that reflect rather dramatic changes in family life since 1965.   Here are … Continue reading

Should I hold my child back in school to excel in sports?

Question We are a family that loves sports, and we are very hopeful our three young children will be actively involved in athletics throughout their lives.  Our six-year-old is in kindergarten and his teachers report that he is well advanced … Continue reading

Medication and Pregnancy: What do you know?

Some medications during pregnancy may be unavoidable but it’s so important to be smart about their use. We know that taking certain medications during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects or prematurity. Medication can be described as a prescription from … Continue reading

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