Parental Intelligence

Gossip is communication. If your teenager off-handedly tells you a remnant of something going on, tune in! “Hey, Lindsay just got a new designer bag....

When kids are asked, “How was school today?” or “How was your day today?” some kids don’t answer at all or gratuitously give a shrug....

The parent-child relationship is one of the most important aspects of helping your child battle OCD. OCD  sufferers with a supportive parent, in my experience,...

Some people are very private with their cell phone passwords. Other people wish they didn’t even have to have one. I’m not sure why different...

In our society, there seems to be an idealization of the extroverted, gregarious socialite. We seem to believe that this type of personality is more...

Long experienced psychoanalyst and author of “Unlocking Parental Intelligence,” Laurie Hollman, PhD, says to praise kids with Parental Intelligence. According to Hollman, “This means first...

Parenting the socially uneasy child is more complicated than labeling your child as shy. It may just be your child’s temperament or natural style to...

Understanding the minds of children and their development is critical for parents with Parental Intelligence. At age 3 kids are ego-centric and assume what is...

How do you help your children and teens think for themselves, stay true to their nature, and go at their own pace? Schools have rules,...

The other day I was visiting a preschool and talking with a parent whose adorable six-year-old was wearing a pirate mask and carrying a play...

It’s so common to see little three and four-year-olds telling their peers and adults what to do with such ferocity you wonder where that gumption...

Parents observe their kids nervous energy or quiet aloneness before school starts because these kids are thinking about their worries about starting school. School is...

As school begins again and parents’ schedules get complicated, mothers and fathers put on a cheerful face as they get their kids set for the new...

There are many reasons families move from one home to another. The most delightful is when the family can afford a larger home and finds...
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