IN THE NEWS: Teens and COVID-19

How do we get our teens to take COVID-19 seriously? We’ve all been there: in our teens, rife with attitude and feelings of immortality. Nothing’s quite changed in millennia, in …

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SOCIETY: Kids, Screen Time and Safety in a Post-Coronavirus World

Coronavirus, Kids, Screen Time and Mental Health The Kids Are Alright…Aren’t They? One has to wonder. In the age of Coronavirus, sheltering-in-place and increased screen time, children have lots of …

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IN THE NEWS: Your Child Asks About the N-Word. Now What?

The N-Word: A Painful Question, A Painful Truth It’s never an easy topic, discussing one of the most painful words in the English language: the N-word. This is even more …

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CONTROVERSY: Help! My Teen Wants to Wear a Sexy Halloween Costume!

Your teen wants to wear a risqué  halloween costume. What do you do? It’s that time of the year. Trick-or-treating and costume parties are in the air. Your tween/teen is …

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IN THE NEWS: The Challenges and Benefits of Later-Age Parenting

The Challenges and Benefits of Later-Age Parenting What’s it like to be an “older”mom, and what is “older” anyway? This was the question that I was asked on CTV’s Your …

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PARENTING ADVICE: What to Do When Your Child Has No Friends

Your Child Has No Friends: Now What? All parents want to see their children happy, engaged and interacting with their peers. In other words, we want our kids to have friends. …

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IN THE NEWS: How to Survive a Family Road Trip

How to Survive a Family Road Trip Traveling with kids can be stress free by following these simple tips Us parents are a brave bunch, aren’t we? With the prospect …

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The 10 Childhood Loves My Kids Will Never Know

  Childhood meant something different back in the day “Childhood” not too long ago meant something so different that it does today. It was a certainly a different time, a …

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Teaching Your Kids About Diversity – 6 Tips For Parents

“Mom, why does she look different?” This is a question that many of us have had to grapple with as we raise our kids in an increasingly multicultural and multiethnic …

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What’s the Dewey Decimal System?

  “What the heck is the ‘Dewey Decimal System’ anyway?” she said. My daughter has been reading a book at school that she’s really enjoying. Of course as a parent, …

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Kids Shouldn’t Always Win. Here’s Why

 Kids shouldn’t always win. Here’s why.I’m against kids “winning” at all costs.This refers to the growing trend of letting all kids win and telling them that “everyone’s a winner.”Everyone is not a winner. That’s …

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