Category: Parenting

Sometimes laughter is the best medicine

Expressing your feelings is not always psychologically healthy according to research published in the October 2011 journal Anxiety, Stress & Coping. Researchers from England asked 149 college students to keep track of how they coped with troublesome events throughout the … Continue reading

It’s not you..it’s everyone else.

It’s another heartbreaking week in Dayton, Ohio. Our community is grieving the loss of two young adults – killed in a ‘violent’ car accident as reported by papers. Its incidents like this that make me remember all the times my … Continue reading

Can I improve my child’s IQ while I’m pregant?

Question I am pregnant with our first child, and we want to do everything possible to stimulate our baby’s intellectual development. I’ve read lots about various commercial products that promise to improve a child’s IQ. Do they work? Answer They … Continue reading

When good kids do bad things

While I enjoy responding to questions from readers, there is one type of problem that leaves me perplexed—advising parents how to manage situations when good kids do bad things. A mom recently asked my advice about her 10-year-old daughter who … Continue reading

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