March 5, 2019

Change the conversation from screen time to balancing your time.

August 17, 2017

This past week I happened to be in a store watching an interaction between a mother and daughter. I am pretty good with age so I will put this daughter at 8th or 9th grade level.   Mother kept picking up things and the daughter would either give a grunt, eye roll or re...

April 20, 2017

Your body starts getting you ready for the baby arrival by disrupting your sleep the last trimester or for some its much earlier. Everyone jokes that you are getting ready for the baby! Well that was not nearly enough getting ready!

Sleep questions that will follow you....

March 28, 2017

Parents- Grow the Passion!

When kids get stressed about homework, tests and grades its because they really don't care about them. We get stressed about housework, laundry and paying bills. Both are necessary but they cause stress not passion.

We as parents know that lear...

March 15, 2017

8 Rules of Healthy Disagreements

1. Partners don’t run from Issues. 

 When uncomfortable topics remain unaddressed, they can turn any benign event into a big drama that could have been avoided in the first place.

2. They start slow and take turns talking.

 Starting a diffi...

February 22, 2017

 This is their world. We can monitor it. Take it away and use it as punishment but we have to embrace it and allow them to grow in their environment rather than trying to take them back to the good old days.  There are plenty of ways to create ways to use the phone to...

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