IN THE NEWS: Different Families, Different COVID-19 Rules

Parenting During COVID-19: It’s a Challenge What do you do when your kid wants to go to that birthday party that all of his other friends are attending? Yes – …

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IN THE NEWS: How to Handle COVID-19 Fatigue

How to Manage COVID-19 Fatigue – Tips and Advice For Parents Got COVID Fatigue? You’re Not Alone So here we are. Months into the pandemic with seemingly no end in …

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IN THE NEWS: Halloween Ideas in a COVID-19 World

Alternatives to Trick-or-Treating How to Celebrate Halloween in a COVID-19 World Halloween Ideas in the Midst of a Pandemic So trick-or-treating is cancelled this year and you’re feeling the stress. …

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IN THE NEWS: Parental Guilt and Back-to-School

  “Back to school” means something very different this year… It’s time to send the kids back to school…or not. Parents are facing a tough choice in this first September …

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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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IN THE NEWS: Racism, Kids and Current Events

 Racism – A Difficult Topic to Discuss With Kids Race and Real Life – Speaking to Children About Disturbing Events These are trying times. The disturbing events that underscore the …

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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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NPR INTERVIEW: White Skin, Black Emojis

Does Emoji Representation Matter? How much do emojis really matter? Depends who you ask, I guess. If you ask a tween or teen, it’s probably safe to say that the …

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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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