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Struggling With the Holidays
Despite the joy of the holiday season, it's not so merry for many people. If you're struggling through the holidays due to infertility, loss, baby in intensive care, or other reasons, please don't feel alone. We have several articles to help . . .
To Brush or Not To Brush: Secrets to Removing the Tooth Brushing Battles
Are you fighting the battle of brushing teeth every night at tuck ins? Parenting expert and psychotherapist Alison Shafer shares few proven tips to trauma-free tooth brushing.
How to Lower Your Stress
Iíve got a two-year-old plus a newborn and I was telling my own mom how stressed out I was. She interrupted and said, ďThatís just mothering, you may as well get used to it.Ē Then she changed the subject, as if she were passing down some unwritten rule of motherhood: I suffered, and so should you. Nurture Mom columnists Rick Hanson, Ph.D., and Jan Hanson, L.Ac. answer this difficult question.
"My Daughter Is Too . . . " 4 Girls that Worry Us the Most
In this age of early sexualization, lookism, perfectionism, and materialism, it's easy to worry about how our daughters can stand up to all the unhealthy messages and conditioning rampant in the culture. There are four types of girls that seem to cause us to lay awake at night the most, so let's meet them and see if we can reframe how we look at them.
Potty Training Praise and Encouragement - How much?
When your child is learning to use the potty should you give lots of applause and praise, or simple, matter-of-fact acceptance? Which is the right response for potty-training success? Learn more from author Elizabeth Pantley.
How to Give Your Child or Teen a Happy, Healthy and Safe Gaming Experience This Christmas
If your child has been eyeing your tablet and thinks of it as their go-to gaming device, you should forget about the Xbox One and PS4, or games like Grand Theft Auto 5, Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts and consider these alternatives.
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