Category: Parenting

Teaching your children to be responsible with technology

When I opened the Dayton Daily Newspaper and read Dr. Ramey’s article on Helping Kids Manage Their Electronic Worlds, I smiled.  Our oldest decided to use the monies he received from celebrations of his 1st Holy Communion and birthday to … Continue reading

Questions from Readers

Question 1) My seventeen year-old-daughter is leaving for college this fall with her best friend who will attend the same school. My daughter hasn’t dated much in high school, but I’ve heard occasional rumors that she and her friend are … Continue reading

Do Parents Really Matter?

The recent article in Time magazine (May 20, 2013) about the “Me” generation has provoked strong reactions from many perspectives. The essay by Joel Stein characterized those kids born between 1980 and 2000 as a product of a culture that … Continue reading

Disrespectful teen behavior

The first thirty minutes of my family session with 13-year-old Emma was filled with sarcasm, rolling of her eyes, and responding “whatever!” to the concerns expressed by her parents. I’ve learned over many years to become a somewhat patient psychologist, … Continue reading

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