Parenting Tips for Raising Children with Anxiety Disorders

Parenting Tips for Raising Children with Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders can be hard to deal with as an adult, but when your child is diagnosed with one, it can be quite scary. Anxiety symptoms are becoming more and more common in school-aged children, recorded in 10-20% of students and 18% of the general population. While it can take some effort on your part, […]

Could The Slow Parenting Movement Be the Answer You Need?

Could The Slow Parenting Movement Be the Answer You Need?

For parents, it can seem like time flies by in the blink of an eye. Between the appointments, the school trips, and the electronic distractions, it’s easy to not exactly be “present” as a parent. At times, it can more feel as though you’re juggling constant commitments with your kids, moving from one activity to […]

Parenting Book Review: ’30 Days of Sex Talks’

Parenting Book Review: ’30 Days of Sex Talks’

Since sex is a major influence in our culture, children tend to form their own opinions, whether influenced by parents and information OR media, myths, and misinformation. That’s why it’s up to us to step up and start having real talks with our kids about real issues concerning sex, gender identity, body image, and all […]

7 Benefits of Cooking Together as a Family

7 Benefits of Cooking Together as a Family

  Did you know that the average American family is spending less and less time together, and it’s affecting our health and our children’s performance in school? Eating as a family has declined, as has taking the time to prepare healthy, home-cooked meals. And rushed meals, fast food, and processed food have increased, along with […]

8 Tips for Talking to Kids about Tragic News Events

8 Tips for Talking to Kids about Tragic News Events

Note from the editor, June 13, 2016: Our hearts go out to the Orlando community after suffering the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. These parenting tips, though originally written after the Paris attacks, can offer guidance in helping children process any tragic and traumatic news. Our thoughts are with the people of Paris in the aftermath […]

Why Do Kids Test Our Patience? How Do We Pass The Test?

Why Do Kids Test Our Patience? How Do We Pass The Test?

Kids will bend, stretch, even shatter the limits of a parent’s patience. And anyone who pretends otherwise either doesn’t spend much time with their kids or is being coerced by a child with a grape juice-loaded water gun pointed at the white living room love seat. Can we blame the little guys for testing boundaries, […]