Family Volunteer Vacations
08/02/2021 ● By Tanni Haas, Ph.D.
Experts say that family volunteer vacations are beneficial not only to the communities that are served but also to the families themselves.Read More »
Ways to Encourage Your Toddler to Try New Foods
07/01/2021 ● By Angelica Hoover
There are few parts of parenting that are as notoriously challenging as encouraging your toddler to try new foods. It might be an uphill battle to introduce new snacks, flavors, and textures, but it doesn’t have to be that way!Read More »
6 Parenting Trends for an Easy, Breezy Summer
07/01/2021 ● By Pam Moore
While the world is determined to make us believe summer is fun and relaxing, we parents know better. The days are long, which means our kids are up way too late. No school means scheduling camps, playdates, sitters, etc.Read More »
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 »
Embracing Your Toddler’s Counterwill
02/28/2021 ● By Meredith Tufts (for Parenting Now)
Throughout the late toddler and preschool years, children are building their will—the ability to consciously control their actions.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 »
Always Call Me at Work
01/01/2021 ● By Rick Epstein
I never turn off my phone's ringer when I go into my boss’ office. If I get a call while I’m in there on a routine mission of dodging blame or stealing credit, it’s no problem. And when things take a really bad turn, a call can be a welcome interruption.Read More »
Inspiring Generosity in Children
12/01/2020 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Generosity is a trait most parents would like to see instilled in their children. Teaching kids to serve and give to others builds character and empathy. It also releases chemicals in the brain that stimulate reward pathways and creates a feeling of joy.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 »