Parenting has to be the most fulfilling job in the whole world. However, it is not always easy! There are plenty of parenting challenges that every one of us faces. As a parent, you undoubtedly have your found yourself thinking- Did my child really just say that? Did my child really just do that? The best way to address parenting challenges is often to try to understand your … [Read more...] about Solutions For Parenting Challenges
When a child is misbehaving on a regular basis, it is important to find the root of the problem. Is there something happening at school or with a caregiver? Is there open communication with the child? Are there developmentally appropriate behavioral expectations? Today, I am excited to have parenting expert, registered psychologist, and author, Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, to … [Read more...] about Do You Have Developmentally Appropriate Expectations For Your Child?
Established in 1990, Mental Illness Awareness Week takes place in the USA the first full week of October. Though there have been some major strides in raising awareness of mental health issues, it remains largely stigmatized in the media and among specific gender and race groups. Behind closed doors, closed lips, and heavy eyes, millions of Americans are suffering in the dark. … [Read more...] about Mental Illness Awareness Week: What You Should Know
I am happy to have Sara Au, who is a mom and a journalist specializing in parenting and health issues, share with us on how to understand children's behavior problems and choose the best discipline response for the behavior. She’s the co-author of the Stress-Free Parent series, Stress-Free Discipline (AMACOM, 2015) and Stress-Free Potty Training (AMACOM, 2008), … [Read more...] about Understanding Children’s Behavior Problems And The Best Discipline Response