Most parents feel pressured to have well-behaved children. The pressure comes from well-meaning family, teachers, and judgmental stares from strangers.
The sleeping patterns of babies are often unpredictable and complex. They raise difficult questions and pose a great challenge for new parents.
Emotional intelligence is a child’s ability to perceive, understand, and effectively manage their own feelings; to read subtle cues; and relate empathically to the feelings of others.
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Dealing with a preschooler when they are having a hard time following your boundaries?
Can you do more than one after school activity with a three year old?
How do you help a preschooler who can't contain their impulses?
Managing a four year old transition to a new classroom?
Does high IQ sometimes cause challenging behavior in children?
How to handle a school age child's fears and anxieties around trying new things
Do toddlers need enrichment classes after school
Handling and managing the potty process with a 3 year old
How to handle differences between twins with strangers and within the twins?
Managing jealousy between siblings, especially during birthday party
How to help a second grader manage the pressure of the classroom games and culture
Helping a toddler change their napping habits
How to help the older sibling when the younger one is always copying them
How to handle birthday party for a family that is separated?
Managing and helping a 4 year old transitioning back to school and back to routine
Handling a new classroom and new teachers for twins
How to help and manage a 3 year old who has a hard time following the rules.
Managing a child's discomfort and fear around trying something new, like camp and/or after-school activities
Understanding the reasons why a preschooler hits or avoids direction
How to handle sleep with a toddler while traveling to a different time zone
Helping a child who says scary or inappropriate things to others when they are mad or disappointed
Managing challenging behavior when a child is feeling jealous
Helping a child understand what quiet time means to a child
How to head back to work when you have a toddler at home
How to help a child learn to accept their new sibling
How to choose a preschool for your child
Managing your feelings when your child chooses the other parent instead of you
What’s the best way to model positive screen time use?
How do you help a child give up sucking her thumb
What to do when a child falls apart when you set a boundary
Managing toddler siblings who have a hard time playing together
How to best manage traveling with children
How to help a child let go of a pacifier?
Managing and helping a child ask for what they need and want
How to help your children when they have conflict in a playdate
Managing a child's fear and strong angry reactions to their young sibling
What are the biggest mistakes that parents make that "mess up" children?
How to help a preschooler with sibling issues of power struggles?
Managing a 3 year old questions about their adoption
How to help your child deal with loss and frustration?
Managing the competition between siblings
Handling a child who has large reactive emotional explosions
Managing the vacation time with a preschooler
What do we do if the school won’t change the nap schedule for our 4 year old
How do you push the nap so they lose it
When do you take the nap/bedtime diaper off
How do you help a child build their manners, especially learning to say please and thank you
Managing when siblings get loud when they play together
Q&A from Members
My twins rip up the books we read. How do I get them to stop?
He doesn't want to go to camp. Now what?
A smartwatch for kids? Good or bad?
An angel at school and not so much at home. How do we achieve consistency?
Can I ever just reward them with all of the chocolate?
What's the best way to break a habit?
"I don't love you, Mommy." Does my little one mean it?
How do I respond to "Is Grandpa gonna be okay?"
Can I PLEASE, impose consequences? Pretty PLEASE?
I just lost it with my kid. How do I restore order?