Parenting

Why I’m Not Teaching My Toddler ABCs

As a parent of a 4 and 2 year old, and a professional in speech and language development, I spend a lot of time...

9 Amazing Benefits Of A Family Nature Walk

Let nature be your teacher ~ William Wordsworth In the northern hemisphere, the leaves are already beginning to change color. Trees are displaying variegated leaves...

When Parents Push Their Child to Be An Extrovert Ideal

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

Find Out What ALL Children Are Deserving Of!

Late one afternoon in the summer of 2013 my husband and I sat anxiously awaiting the results of a series of psychological tests that...

The good, the bad and the ugly of parenthood

The day was finally here, it was the first day of school. I have one child going into second grade and one going into...

The Happy Home – Does it Exist, And The Role of Parents?

The Happy Home - Does it Exist, And The Role of Parents? Kids arguing again. Financial strains. Personalities clash and interests pull everyone in multiple...

Reading Aloud With Your Young Children

"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." — Kate...

Mom Code: What is it and Why It Should Be Followed?

Learn How Breaking Mom Code Can Break a Community Every mother has been under the watchful eye of the parenting community at some point.  It...

Praising Your Child Using Parental Intelligence

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...

10 Reasons Not to Call Your Child Shy

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...