Think Grow

Allowance: Teach money and math skills; don’t bribe Many parents believe that allowance should be earned, but allowance should never be tied to chor...

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ALLOWANCE AS A TEACHING TOOL

Many parents don’t let their kids use computers until they are school age or even older. I respect this decision, but my philosophy is that if appro...

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Constructive Computer Time

Reading: Establish routines With your kids at all ages My husband and I started reading books with our children when all they could do was sit in thei...

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BOND OVER BOOKS

Individuality: Find out how well You know your child Most parents think they know their children well. After all, we are responsible for them 24/7 and...

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My Favorite Things

Eating: Cultivating healthy habits I know parents who insist that their child will eat only one food, so they serve him that food every day. Not only ...

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Avoiding the Picky Predicament

Television: Know what your kids are watching and watch with them People often ask me if  I let my kids watch TV – and if so, how much, I respect fa...

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Is TV Bad?

Sleep Habits: Help your child learn how to self-soothe When anxious children and teens sleep in their parents’ bed, they are not facing their fears,...

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The Gift of Sleep