Why Your Child Needs Her Own Space

As your adolescent moves through the teenage years, she is also moving toward individuation. As a result, she will test herself against her environment every step of the way. This is how your child grows from adolescence into adulthood. And, that development requires down time, private time, and a ... Read More

Why Participation Trophies Are Good For Kids

Of all the lessons we teach in childhood, showing up is one of the most important. It was Woody Allen who once said that “80 percent of success is just showing up.” When faced with the prospect of competition, children often withdraw, feeling uncomfortable, fearful, and on display, while ... Read More