Archive for October, 2011

When, If and How to say no to Tattoos and Piercings.

Dear Sharon, Our son is 13 and he’s driving us crazy. He’s into heavy metal music and now he wants to have his body tattooed and pierced. So far we have managed to keep this
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Moms and Dads feel guilty about all kinds of things. Some are understandable mistakes that invariably happen in the complicated job of being a parent while others are nothing to feel guilty about at all.
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Helping a Fearful Child

W. was an apprehensive and cautious four year old. He was often tentative when trying new things such as climbing a tall slide, sitting in the front row of a noisy children’s show, or riding
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