Don’t be confused. Back-to-school anxiety is REAL, and it happens at every age level. Here are my practical tips to help your child with the anxiety.
We want to raise responsible, well-balanced kids, and failure is a great way of doing it. Failure means teaching kids how to succeed on their own. It’s not just a reframe, it’s the real world. We learn the most from falling down and getting up.
A few reminders to get you started. The last 24 hours has stunned the nation. Many children went to bed last night with the thought that they would wake up to the first female president. Parents told them they would wake them up to them the historical news… READ MORE
Sometimes ‘hard parenting moments’ have sweet messages hidden inside them. I thought I did it all right: Pop in to see the classroom and meet the teacher — check. Attend ‘back to school’ picnic the night before — check. Read “The Night Before Preschool” before… READ MORE
It goes without saying that the most recent massacre in Orlando has the world shaken. Parents have their own set of worries around the safety of their children. And children, who have any level of exposure to the news… READ MORE
Do you have what it takes? Are you the new mom trying to get your kid in a play group? Or are you an established mom who has the power to invite others in? READ MORE
Parents of children with mental and physical challenges feel alone. And although they are not alone, an estimated 1:4 people in our country have some sort of mental health concern, they try to cover up what is going on… READ MORE
It’s that time of year again, when parents take off from work in the middle of the day or get a sitter for the evening so that they can meet with their child’s teacher… READ MORE