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
Do You Have Developmentally Appropriate Expectations For Your Child?
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?
Mental Illness Awareness Week: What You Should Know
October 5-10, is Mental Illness Awareness Week. 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. In light of the recent tragedy in Oregon, and the way too many other heartbreaking public attacks executed by the mentally ill, it's time we gain a better … [Read more...] about Mental Illness Awareness Week: What You Should Know
Understanding Children’s Behavior Problems And The Best Discipline Response
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