The parenting path isn't always smooth. But these tips to take on your teen might help even out the rough parts.
Elisa Medhus, MD
Not many things are as anxiety
provoking as choosing the "right" kindergarten for your child.
We parents seem so bent on giving our kids special advantages.
Oprah just ruined my kids' lives; by telling me I've been ruining them by never saying no. Well, not never -- but certainly not enough.
The most common issues between parents and teens arise due to poor communication, power struggles and a lack of empathy.
How to break the daily Mommy screamathons? Tips for taking a few deep breaths.
If there is one lesson you have probably learned as a
parent, it is to expect the most embarrassing moments to occur at
the most inappropriate times! Many of these mishaps seem to
happen at the table. So, when your toddler says or does something
that makes you and your husband appear that you have absolutely
no idea what table manners are... say to yourself, "Don't worry,
it's my rite of passage as a parent" (and of course, it makes for
great dinner party conversation).
Fighting among siblings is as natural as the changing of
the seasons. While there may be times when it's difficult to deal
with, there are some simple things you can do to limit fighting
and make it tolerable. We've got 10 solutions.
Hyperactive kids might very well be picking up their stressed-out parents' "vibe." If your lifestyle is hectic it could be a factor in their behavior.
My husband and I are considering preschool for our
four-year-old daughter. What sorts of things should we look