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Anxiety, Predictability & ADHD

With school over and summer ahead, routines that may have finally found a rhythm during this time of sheltering at home are now disrupted...

Is Bedtime A Problem (Again)?

Has your kid started coming into your bed at night - maybe again, or maybe for the first time? Are power struggles and screaming showing...

Is Your Child Regressing?

I was fortunate to be visiting my daughter and grandson two weeks ago when schools closed and they were both suddenly sheltering in...

Are You Walking on Eggshells?

If you find yourself walking on eggshells around your kiddo, you’re not alone. I hear this often from parents. I also have quite the...

How Do I Get My Teen To Listen?

Self-Regulation Is Your Best Parenting Tool! When it comes to not listening, teenagers and three year olds - AKA three-nagers - have a...

You're Not Listening!

The crowded aisle was packed with people, shopping carts and boxes being unloaded, not to mention shelves at a child's eye level full of...

When Your Child Is In Charge...

When our children talk back, have an attitude or act like they’re the boss by being demanding or defiant, it’s tempting to want to prove...

The Magic of Emotional Age

My 22 yr old came home looking a bit down. I asked him how his day was and he answered, "It was alright" in a way that didn't sound very...

The Battleground of "Chores"

How did “chores” get to be such a battleground? Today I want to talk about chores, even though, I must admit, I have more questions than...

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