Getting Over Your Fear of Commitment

You know that feeling you get after a particularly vulnerable moment? Perhaps it’s during an intimate moment, when you suddenly see the red flag of fear pop up, and you will do anything to create space and distance between you and your partner? That desire for space and distance is your need to ... Read More

Are You Misjudging Your Child’s Happiness?

Your child, who is normally well-behaved, gets into trouble and you’re completely surprised; it’s inconceivable to you that your child could have acted out in such an aggressive way. Or, maybe you thought your child was doing well in school only to find out that his grades are far below what ... Read More

5 Helpful Study Habits

Another school year is upon us, and that means the dreaded “H” word for many families: homework. Does your child find it difficult to complete homework assignments? Is it a daily battle between you and your child to even start on homework? If so, know that you are not alone. However, homework ... Read More

What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t Like Her Teacher

Like all mothers, I remember clearly the day that each of my children told me they did not like their teacher. The sheer panic and helplessness I experienced as a parent, worrying that it was going to be a rough year ahead, was unnecessary when I followed a few effective parenting tips. I ... Read More

Help Your Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Are you getting enough sleep? The CDC recommends that adults get at least 7-8 hours of sleep, while school-age children get at least 10 hours of sleep each night, and teens should get 9-10 hours of sleep. Here are some things you can work on during the day that will help you or your child get a ... Read More