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Read to Your Child and Your Child Reads to You – A New Way to Build a Parent-Child Tie

One of the joys of being a parent is to read to your child. We begin with picture books and slowly move on to...

Pushing Puberty – Parents on Alert

Puberty lasts for several years and can cause tumult or be an accepted part of growing up. The way kids react depend a lot...

Teaching Responsible Technology – Should a 7-Year Old Have His Own Cell Phone?

The other day my 7-year old son got off the camp bus and told me some of the other 6 and 7-year old campers...

What Are We Teaching Boys About Successful Women?

The other day I was listening to Hillary Clinton’s launch for the presidency speech with a group of adults and young children. The children...

Moms Magazine Endorses “Groundbreaking” New Parenting Book:

Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in Your Child's Behavior by Moms Magazine's Columnist, Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.       EXCERPT: Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she...

To Baby Talk Or Not To Baby Talk? That Is The Question!

As soon as babies are born they begin to learn language. They do this mainly through the back and forth interactions they have with...

6 Ways to Survive Summer

Summer is in full swing (or making its debut) all over the country.  For me, keeping my kids busy is the most difficult part...

10 Essentials You Won’t Want to Forget to Pack for Baby

Summer’s here.  Are you all ready for your epic family vacation? You’ve no doubt packed enough diapers and wipes to last weeks, but sometimes it’s...

Impossible Impulsivity – Who’s the Parent Anyway?

You know you should think before you act. Who doesn’t know that? Parental Intelligence first teaches us to Step Back when there’s a misbehavior to...

When You Feel Like a Failure as a Parent – Tips on How to Regain Your Perspective

We all go through it. There are times when we lose perspective and feel like a failure as a mother. It can be for...