Archive for March, 2011

Thoughts on the Criticism of Strangers

It is an unfortunate fact that when a Mom or Dad is out in public frowns, worried looks, or unsolicited bad advice can easily surface when their child is tantrumming, crying or simply in a
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Helping Children Overcome Challenges

This is a story about “Marie” and her Mom “Elena”. “Marie” loved to sing but was scared to perform; “Elena” helped. Marie enjoyed singing. From a young age her parents made sure that she was
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When and How to Tell a Child about their Adoption

Dear Sharon, We have a 5-year-old daughter who is adopted. We haven’t told her and we have mixed feelings about when and if we should. Do you have any advice for us? Dear parents, As
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