What is Your Baby Telling You?
04/02/2021 ● By Sandy Kauten
Each baby is unique and special. Yet, all babies have a lot in common—they all have basic needs, like the need to eat and sleep. Infants also need to feel connected and this will contribute to a strong bond with their parents.Read More »
Love Is in The Air !
02/04/2021 ● By Tanni Haas, Ph.D.
Parents are not generally comfortable with the idea of their teen dating; but it’s a fact of life, and better for everyone involved when it’s acknowledged and accepted, rather than denied.Read More »
Bridging the Communication Gap – Literally!
12/01/2020 ● By Ginevra Ralph
Hearing loss can be devastatingly isolating. COVID’s masks and Plexiglas barriers are making it all that more challenging. Regardless of who in our families has hearing loss – children, parents, grandparents – they all need to be part of our conversations.Read More »
What You Say Matters
09/29/2020 ● By Parenting Now!
Meeting your baby’s needs isn’t always easy, especially when you’re not sure what’s wrong.Read More »
Are Your Kids Listening?
05/03/2020 ● By Cheryl Maguire
Expert Advice on How to Make Sure Teenagers Hear YouRead More »
Communicating with Your Child During Times of Stress
05/03/2020 ● By by Parenting Now!
This is a challenging time in our lives - our kids need us now, more than ever.Read More »
Talking About School With Your Tween or Teen
10/01/2013 ● By Sandy Kauten
Ideas to help engage your teenager when talking about school and peersRead More »
Making Sense of Teen Arguments
08/06/2012 ● By Anonymous
Any parent of a teen knows that the adolescent years can be bumpy, to say the least. They are filled with mood swings, hormone changes and oftentimes a lot of arguing. But don't be discouraged; it's not all bad. The good thing about arguing is that it provides teachable moments. And that's what the teen years are all about. Parents have multiple opportunities to teach, shape and mold their teen. New research suggests that having wholesome arguments with your teen may actually help them say "NO" to peer pressure. As parents, we all know that that can be a good thing.Read More »
I Love You, But... Please Don't Embarrass Me....
11/01/2011 ● By Anonymous
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Helping Kids Deal With ANGER.
10/04/2011 ● By Anonymous
Children today seem to have the weight of the world on their shoulders, or at least they seem to think they do. It’s not uncommon to walk down the street and see them dressed in black clothing from head to toe, hear them voicing their frustrations loudly to whomever will listen, or simply see them scowl at the world. Unfortunately, this behavior is not isolated to teens, who parents have accepted as the “angry, angst-filled” segment of the population; it can be witnessed in younger children aged, three to thirteen, as well. With busy social calendars, more toys, clothes, and gadgets to their names than any other generation in the history of the world, and more income at their disposal than previous generations – it brings to mind the question of exactly what do these children have to be angry about?Read More »