Category: Parenting

Three tips to get back into the school routine

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer August is here and that means back to school at our house.  Of course, Sprout and BusyBee aren’t exactly school age but since daddy is a teacher “back to school” still means a significant change at … Continue reading

Is your child manipulating you?

“I wouldn’t be having these problems if you hadn’t divorced my dad,” declared 15-year-old Lashona during an angry outburst with her mom. There was an uneasy silence followed by mom giving her a big hug and apologizing for the way … Continue reading

Do you promise not to tell?

“If I tell you something do you promise to keep it a secret?” is one of those questions that can cause great turmoil for parents. They understand that their child is asking for help, but they are appropriately reluctant to … Continue reading

Music to my ears!

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud At the beginning of last school year my then 9 year old son announced that he wanted to play the bass in the school orchestra.  He thought the instrument was great and he had the encouragement … Continue reading

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