My son and I have a deal to help him get through his school morning routine: If my little bear completes his tasks early (dressed, teeth and hair brushed) then he is allowed to play on his iPad. This gives me enough time to make his lunch and do my hair and make-up.…Continue
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How many times have you said “NO” to your kids, yet they still keep on asking? Ummm…how about every second of every hour of every day. Yah…in my house too! If your answer is never, I don’t believe you!
Does this scenario sound familiar?
“Mommy can we have ice…Continue
Added by Ellie Hirsch on August 26, 2015 at 2:12pm — No Comments
I am putting dinner on the table and call my son to the meal. From upstairs, I hear him respond, "huh?"
We are in the pasta aisle at the store and I ask my son what type of noodles we should get. He looks up at me from the cart and says, "huh?"…
Added by Lauren Markman on July 17, 2015 at 6:27am — No Comments
One of the hardest parts of being a parent is that you have this person in your life that you are completely responsible for, but you can't actually control. Yes, you can influence, encourage, support and punish this person. But, in the end, they are a separate individual from you and going to do things their own way and you just have to take a back seat and deal with it (preferably without losing your temper).…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on December 10, 2014 at 6:20am — No Comments
When I found out I was pregnant with my son, I started curbing my swearing. Admittedly, it had gotten a little out of hand as I was working for a company that had a stress-inducing, boy's club environment, and f-bombs were dropped by multiple people in every meeting.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on December 3, 2014 at 6:31am — No Comments
By Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D.
Remember what it was like to be in school, afraid of the big bully in the neighborhood? The documentary Bully reignited the national dialogue about this challenge for kids, following several students and their families over the course of one school year.
Bullying is pervasive in our society today – research indicates that one in three children have been…Continue
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