Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to Fair Park this Season
October 16, 2017 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to the Season in Fair Park Nov. 21 – Jan. 7
Magical lanterns. Lifetime of Memories. Family-friendly event illuminates holiday season with artistic wonderland creations, attractions and performances
Holiday Wonder debuts this winter …

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Is Your Child a Picky Eater? How to Know When there is a Problem.
November 18, 2017 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Is Your Child a Picky Eater? How to Know When there is a Problem.

All children evidence periods when they are picky eaters.  Toddlers in particular are notorious for loving a food one day and refusing it on their plate the next.  How then are parents to know when …

How to Help Your Child Handle Peer Pressure
November 12, 2017 – 7:25 am | No Comment
How to Help Your Child Handle Peer Pressure

Tips on Helping Your Child to Deal with Peer Pressure
 
Peer pressure can influence your child’s life in more ways than you may realize. Pressure to conform may have a positive effect if your child’s peers encourage …

Family Mealtime is Important
September 19, 2017 – 12:24 pm | No Comment
Family Mealtime is Important

How to Get Your Family Back to the Dinner Table for Family Mealtime
It may seem simple, but eating together as a family has been proven to be very beneficial. Studies have found the frequency of …

How to Raise a Trustworthy Tween
September 17, 2017 – 6:58 pm | One Comment
How to Raise a Trustworthy Tween

Raising a Trustworthy Tween
Lecturing your tween may not achieve the results you want. Encouraging him to talk about his behavior honestly without feeling put on the spot may help more. Here are some tips on …

3 Simple Tips to Make Bedtime Stress Free
September 6, 2017 – 7:31 am | No Comment
3 Simple Tips to Make Bedtime Stress Free

 
3 Tips to Transform Bedtime
Every night your tween’s body begs for sleep. And every night your child resists it. It’s no fun. Here are three simple tips to make bedtime stress free to ensure a …

Stranger Danger: How to Keep Kids Safe in Public Places
August 28, 2017 – 6:00 am | No Comment
Stranger Danger: How to Keep Kids Safe in Public Places

Stranger Danger: Keeping Kids Safe in Public Places
One of the challenges parents face in keeping kids safe is how to communicate important safety measures while at the same time, ensuring children aren’t unduly wary of …

Internet Safety Tips for Kids
August 25, 2017 – 6:53 am | No Comment
Internet Safety Tips for Kids

Internet Safety for Kids
It is easy to be so busy thinking about protecting your children in the real world that you don’t spend enough time thinking about how to protect them on online. Although the …

Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Chores
August 23, 2017 – 8:57 pm | No Comment
Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Chores

Tips on How to Encourage Kids to do Chores
I was recently asked to share my thoughts on helping parents find practical solutions for involving their children in chores and responsibilities around their home.  Disclaimer to …

Transitioning Tweens: The Leap to Middle School
August 22, 2017 – 6:10 am | One Comment
Transitioning Tweens: The Leap to Middle School

Helping your child transition to junior high school
Whether your school district transitions students from elementary to middle school in sixth grade or seventh, it can be a difficult time for kids, and parents, as well.  …

Helping Kids Heal: When Your Child Needs Psychotherapy
August 18, 2017 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Helping Kids Heal: When Your Child Needs Psychotherapy

Helping a Child who is Entering Psychotherapy
We prepare children for all sorts of things in life—a new babysitter, the first day of school, the arrival of a new sibling. Preparation is important because children, like …