When a child is misbehaving on a regular basis, it is a good idea to look and see what is at 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. … [Read more...] about Do You Have Developmentally Appropriate Behavioral Expectations?
Behind closed doors, closed lips, and heavy eyes, millions of Americans are suffering in the dark. Mental illness currently affects nearly 43 million American adults and is steadily taking hold of our youth. That’s 20% of the U.S population suffering from some form of mental illness every year, with conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia. October … [Read more...] about 43 Million Shades of Grey – Mental Illness in America
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), both written … [Read more...] about Understanding Children’s Behavior Problems And The Best Discipline Response