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 »
Making the Move
04/02/2021 ● By Sarah Lyons
Whether across the country or just across town, moving is a big adjustment for everyone in the family. Children can feel overwhelmed and uprooted because they are rarely in control of a decision to change homes, neighborhoods, or schools.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 »
Preventing Dog Bites
02/28/2021 ● By by Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Adoptions and purchases of puppies and dogs have skyrocketed in the past year, proving once again that these furry animals are people’s best friends—especially during a pandemic.Read More »
Coping with Role Reversal When Caring for a Parent
02/28/2021 ● By Cheryl Maguire
When Lisa, age 57, first noticed that her mother seemed confused, she assumed it was typical behavior from an 80-year-old. She continued to take it in stride when her mother tried to make a phone call using the TV remote.Read More »
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
02/20/2021 ● By Trudy Citovic
Understanding this rare condition, and one Oregon family’s journey, and first-person perspective.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 »
Building Your One’s Brain Power
01/01/2021 ● By Parenting Now
One-year olds are eager and curious learners. Brain development during this year lays the foundation for all of their future learning. Ones naturally love activities that activate their brain development.Read More »
Messing with Mud
01/01/2021 ● By Beth Stein
The ingredients in the recipe are simple: water for wetness, soil for substance, crumpled leaves for texture, bark chips for chunks, grass for green-ness, and rocks just for fun. The how-to part of the recipe is also pretty straightforward – dig, dump, stir, mush, squoosh, pour, pound.Read More »