Find out how imperative it is for your children to actually experience boredom and downtime in order to be less stressed and more balanced. Dr. Sheryl elaborates on the case for boredom in this article from “The Tot.”
Those lovely chimes on my phone didn’t exactly get me springing out of bed as I kept hitting snooze. Not only was I was up late the night before but my four-year-old woke me up at three in the morning asking me to help find his flip flops. Herein starts the challenges of a typical day of the working mom. READ MORE
How can you keep things from getting too stressful at home? Try this back-to-school checklist!
How to balance parenting needs when you and your spouse/partner parent in completely different manners.
Do you worry that parenting your children in different manners will actually be harmful to them? It’s actually one of the best things you can do to support their individuality and help them grow the way they need. Sheryl shares her insights with The Tot on this subject.
In this article, Dr. Sheryl discusses the four main parenting styles and elaborates to show the ways in which these styles can affect your children. Which one are you? How are your children adapting to it?
More than eighty percent of the field of mental health is comprised of female psychologists and social workers with only the exception of psychiatry. However, the gender wage gap is astonishing in a field in which men make up only ten to twenty percent of the work force… READ MORE
Now that she’s gone, I realize Chica helped me learn how to give and receive love. It has been six months since I lost my Chica, “The World’s Greatest Dog.” It has taken me this long to write or talk about… READ MORE
Porn Stars Are Helping Parents Talk to Kids About Sex. One of my first encounters with sex that I can remember happened when I called a hotline my ten-year-old neighbor gave me. I was eight years old and she, I thought, was wise beyond her years. It went like this: Two girlfriends and I holed…
Pot in the family. With marijuana now legal in more states, the conversation between parents and teens is more complicated. We’ll listen.READ MORE