Like most parents I get frustrated with behaviors that seem like they should be easy enough for our children to master and yet, they keep repeating them. It’s aggravating and truly tiring to talk to your child about the same behavior over and over. So how do we, as parents, help our children learn […]
Discipline vs. Punishment : what really is the difference and how do they affect your child?
We hear the common words resilient and hopeful batted around like ping pong balls but we don’t always know what they mean, how they help our children or even how to tell if our child has them. Let’s look at their definitions- Resilient: the ability to recover quickly Hopeful:feeling or inspiring optimism for […]
If your son or daughter spends too much time at home with a glazed look in their eye and the glow of a smartphone in their face, you might want to consider signing them up for school sports. Getting your child off the couch and active will not only bring them immediate benefits but will […]
If you’re the parent of a gifted child, you may be challenged with a unique set of circumstances. Your gifted child might be mentally above average, but have difficulty interacting with their peers; they may be immature, impatient, or easily bored. Your friends and family may look on in awe at your child’s abilities, blissfully […]