Of course we want our kids to be happy, but if we always make everything “all better,” how can they learn to understand and express their true feelings? Betsy Brown Braun shares tips for guiding and supporting children through their unhappiness.
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!
You know those moments when your child does or says that thing that requires you to leave the room — or else? That deep feeling of anger can be shocking. How can our beautiful, cherished children push our buttons so? Ruth Beaglehole, MA, an expert on
non-violent parenting, fills us in on this totally normal reaction to our children.
Are frights waking your child up in the night? We hear from two sleep experts, Jennifer Waldburger of Sleepy Planet, and Noel Janis-Norton of The New Learning Centre, about their take on how to help our children grapple with those horrible night-triggered fears.