Category: Parenting

How much is too much screen time for kids?

Have you seen this Infographic on the Dayton Children’s website about screen time and lean time? For more information, visit MakingHealthEasier.org/GetMoving After I viewed this, I got to thinking about the screen time in my own home. What I know … Continue reading

Are temper tantrums normal?

“Is my child’s behavior normal?” is one of the most frequent questions I hear from parents, particularly regarding their preschool kids. Parents seek guidance as to whether some inappropriate behavior is typical or symptomatic of more serious issues requiring professional … Continue reading

Seven tips for staying engaged with your teen

Parents are the most important influences in the lives of their kids, regardless of whether their child is a toddler or teen. We know that younger children need us, but do parents really matter to their adolescent children? There are … Continue reading

Sharing one good thing about your day with your family

We begin every family dinner by holding hands and briefly saying something positive about our day. We do this whether we are eating at home or in the middle of a food court at a local mall. Many of the … Continue reading

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