April 16, 2021

Mama Time!

As parents we need to remember to put ourselves on the neverending list of to-do’s. There is that old saying if Mama’s not happy- no one […]
April 7, 2021

Actions & Accountability: The College Years 

    To help parents and their college-aged child understand the importance of taking responsibility and being accountable, we asked Dr. Kendra Hunger, Dean of Students at ASU’s West Campus and Student Rights […]
March 29, 2021

It All Starts In Kindergarten…

  Who knew 2020 would bring us so many challenges and reflections on life.  As Robert Fulghun wrote “All I really need to know I learned […]
March 20, 2021

The Gift of Time

Now more than ever, there are so many ways to occupy a day. On cellphones alone, there are thousands of apps for entertainment all at the […]
March 11, 2021

Be Silly

  Parenting is the most important job you’ll ever have. But instead of taking everything so seriously, childhood experts say having fun and being silly is […]
March 2, 2021

Can My Child Benefit From Pediatric Occupational Therapy?

The Midwestern University Therapy now offers pediatric occupational therapy, and parents are often unsure about what signs they should watch for that may indicate that their […]
February 21, 2021

Teens Driving Teens 

For most teens, driving without their parents can create a new sense of excitement and freedom. Finally getting to drive yourself to and from school, run errands on your […]
February 12, 2021

Be a Parent, Not a Dictator 

  We sign our daughter up for piano lessons and art classes because we know music and creative endeavors are good for her brain.  We register […]
February 3, 2021

Power of Words 

    The average child hears 432 negative comments or words per day, versus 32 positive ones. We’re surrounded by near-constant negativity—in the news, in schools, […]
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