Why do children have temper tantrums? Haven’t we have all walked through a shopping mall and witnessed a todder in the throws of a temper tantrum, screaming and crying, with no awareness of others around or the possibility that he or she is embarrassing that parent? Just wailing. The mother, usually, in fact, tries to […]
Quickly, when was the last time that, as a family, you participated in activities with your child? If you took more than 10 seconds to respond, make plans to have fun spending time together with your child today. Parents today spend more time with their children than in the past. In 1965, mothers spent an […]
Tips and strategies for building strong, healthy relationships and honestly expressing needs and emotions.
“How was your day?” That is a very straight-forward question to ask a teen to get a conversation going. What’s the usual response that parents receive? “Ok!”….a one word answer, and that’s it. Nothing else. Your teen proceed to head towards their bedroom and then close the door. Closing parents out of their lives. How […]