Archive for July, 2010

When to Talk to Children about a Concern

The timing of difficult but needed parent child conversations is often important. I recommend that whenever possible Mom or Dad choose a time of day that is relatively calm. For example early in the morning,
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One Athletic Son, One Lethargic Son; What is a Parent to do?

Dear Sharon, We have two sons, 8 & 12. Our older son is a terrific soccer player and is slim and fit. Our youngest son is pudgy and overeats. He has the opposite personality and
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Slowing Down

Most children communicate and interact at a slower pace than adults. It is often useful for parents to take the time to slow down to match their child’s rhythm even if it is only for
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