Archive for September, 2011

When to Explain Rules to Children

It is often more effective for parents to review guidelines and rules before they are put in place. i.e. If a Mom or Dad is teaching their child to hold an adult hand while crossing
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Helping Children Process the Illness of a Beloved Relative

Dear Sharon, My mother lives with us and is terminally ill. Do you have any advice for us as to how we talk to our children about this and how we tell them? They are
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Helping an Overwhelmed Child

A child can feel like they “always lose” when they are overwhelmed by pressures at school, tension with friends or siblings or upsets stemming from an overtired Mom or Dad. When this happens it can
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