Toddler

special needs

“Why Me?” – Top 10 Responses to the Question All Parents of Kids with Special Needs Ask

As a psychoanalyst who works with parents of diverse special needs children of different ages, “Why me?” is a question I often hear. Parents...
OCD

11 Ways to Reduce Your Anxiety If Your Child Has OCD

Why Do Kids Develop an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? OCD in children and teens is caused by a high level of anxiety that is due to...
appreciate

How To Feel Appreciated as a Parent While Doing Less For Your Child

How many times in a week do you threaten time-out or taking a cell phone away only to regret it and not carry through?...

Baby Got Class! Who’s ready for their kids to go back to school?

School is back! Do you guys wait for school to start again as much as this family? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s56-Ta35JRk

4 Smart Ways to Transition Your Preschooler to Kindergarten

Preschool is a wonderful time in your toddler’s life. It starts him off learning about schedules and class time and interacting with other children...

Bye Bye Binky: Her Pacifier Flies Away

Watch what happens when a toddler says goodbye to her  favorite thing in the world.  Her parents devise a clever, yet loving way of...
first day of school

Carpool Confessions: First Day of School – She’s Got This Under Control

There she goes.  First day of school - and she's off to Pre-K. Precocious and cautious.  I’m aware that the designer monogrammed book bag...

Why We Chose To Use Cloth Diapers

Before I became a mother, I had all these ideas in my head about how it would be. I imagined late night feedings, teaching...

How the Concept of Being a Good Enough Mother Helps Anxious Moms and Their Children

Do you feel general anxiety that ranges from uneasiness to overwhelming panic? Many moms experience a kind of all-day-long nervousness. Some have periodic panic...

How the 5 Steps of Parental Intelligence Can Reduce Anxiety in Mothers

Anxiety in motherhood takes on many forms because all moms are unique. As mothers, we carry around the weight of self-doubt about our parenting,...