Teaching Kids About Mental Health Matters
One November day in Gaston County, NC, traffic was at a stand-still on I-85. It was unfortunately caused by a 16-year-old who took her life on the highway. As cars grinded to a halt, a pick-up truck was rear-ended by someone not paying attention. The driver of that truck lost his life. If someone had… Read More »
Attention Spans in the Age of Technology
It seems like kids today are not as good at concentration as we might remember being at their age. If your child seems to be having trouble focusing or finishing simple tasks without getting distracted, you may be wondering if it’s because of a mental health condition, such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It’s natural to… Read More »
How to Peacefully Teach and Set Clear Limits, Boundaries and Consequences with Your Child
Kids can drive us nuts – learn how to keep your sanity with these tips!
30 Questions to Ask Your Kid Instead of “How Was Your Day?”
Tired of grunts and one word answers when you pick your kid up from school? Try this list out to enhance conversation!
The science of spanking: What happens to some spanked kids when they grow up?
Spanking is controversial, but do you know why? Check out the science behind saying no to corporal punishment
There’s No Such Thing as Equal Parenting
We all want equality in our marriages….but what happens when a 50/50 workload becomes a little….less equal?
Brené Brown on Teaching Kids to Fail Well
Failure in life is inevitable – listen to Brene Brown explain how to ensure we enable our kids to face failure positively
The Stanford professor who pioneered praising kids for effort says we’ve totally missed the point
Is the growth mindset running amok? The professor who first suggested it says it has!
10 Dark Parenting Truths We Never Talk About
It seems like all we ever talk about is the sunshine and rainbows surrounding having kids – but what about the potential negatives?
Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Disorders
If little is good, then more is better, right? Well, maybe not when it comes to childhood activities….