Easing Your Child’s Transition Back To School

Easing Your Child’s Transition Back To School

Image Copyright: wavebreakmediamicro / 123RF Stock Photo   Going back to school is a stressful time for most families and children can feel a lot of anxiety. It is a time when your child will be more prone to cry, have temper tantrums, be irritable, and/or...
Don’t Believe the Holiday Hype What do you want for YOUR family this holiday season?

Don’t Believe the Holiday Hype What do you want for YOUR family this holiday season?

Over the summer I moved from one community to another and in this new community, there is a lot more pressure to “do as my neighbors do” and “go big” for the holidays.  It is funny that I can already tell this is the case, but it is true.  I have been told, “If you...
ABCs of Parenting Tips, Letter Y- The Thing About Yelling..

ABCs of Parenting Tips, Letter Y- The Thing About Yelling..

Many of you know this story, but when my girls were young I used to yell a lot.  It was one of my go-to parenting techniques.  Looking back it was relatively effective too.  But then came the day when I noticed my 2 year old daughter cringing when I would approach...