Copied from on 8 March 2019 Your child is funny, charming, and spontaneous — but sometimes, the traits that make you love her so much conspire to drive you (and everyone else) up the wall. Here, Dr. Peter Jaska shares solutions to five of the most common behavior problems […]

My Child Just Doesn’t Listen! And More Frustrating Discipline Problems

Copied from on 8 March 2018 Too many challenges? Not enough solutions? Hold on and hang in there. Hard work today pays off tomorrow for kids with attention deficit. BY LISA ARO My husband and three of our six children had already been diagnosed with attention deficit when another son’s […]

Things Will Work Out, Mom

Copied from on 8 March 2019 ANYA KAMENETZ L“I want The Three Bears!” These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa. A newly published […]

What’s Going On In Your Child’s Brain When You Read ...

Copied from on 7 March 2019 How to respect feelings without empowering fears Clark Goldstein, PhD When children are chronically anxious, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting a child to suffer, actually exacerbate the youngster’s anxiety. It happens when parents, anticipating […]

What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious