Curious about your kid’s IQ? Studies show it’s best to concentrate on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) first. Dr. Laura Markham, clinical psychologist and parenting specialist, offers useful tips on EQ and how to foster it.
Ten insightful behaviors/attitudes to *avoid* if you want to raise your child with strong self-esteem with Wendy Young of Kidlutions.
With 4th of July fireworks and activities coming up we wanted to take a moment …
When it comes to co-parenting, conflict is inevitable. How can we lessen the tension, and deepen the understanding? Lisa Schab, L.C.S.W., gives a detailed interview, giving us tools to problem-solve.
We’re told as young adults, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” But try telling that to a toddler. Psychologist and author Vicki Hoefle talks to us about the importance of instilling “grit” in our kids to ensure they live a joyful and abundant life as adults.
Got a kid who doesn’t seem interested in sports, art or other activities? Drags his feet at doing chores? Can’t finish what she starts? Our expert, Dr. John Mayer, helps us figure out how to light an appropriate fire under our flock’s behinds.
We’ve all had to navigate through the enormous emotional outbursts that accompany our kids’ frustration. Thanks goodness we’ve got Jennifer Waldburger, LCSW to help us figure out how to manage these overwhelming feelings in our kids – and ourselves!
Both parents and children have big feelings about the first day of school. Mary Hartzell, a longtime early childhood educator, wrote an article about the separation anxiety felt by both parent and child.
How do we teach our children safety rules without scaring them about the big bad world? Pattie Fitzgerald, founder of Safely Ever After, leads the way, sharing sensible and learnable tips.
This mother’s day we sit down with Lisa Erspamer, creator of the book “A Letter to My Mom,” to talk about her experience making the book and why taking the time to recognize our moms is really worth it.