From picky eating to bed-wetting, learn what parents argue about most and how to resolve conflict.
Any parent knows that as beautiful as the journey of raising a child is, it's certainly not without conflict. Here, our Experts have tackled 13 common parent-parent and parent-child conflicts. Read on for expert advice on how to manage and overcome disagreements about discipline, domesticity and 12 other common arguments.
Why spanking can harm your relationship with your child
Spanking is one of those hot button parenting topics and most people have a strong belief on one side or the other. When considering discipline methods, I always talk to parents about 1) what are you teaching your child 2) are you modeling the behavior you want your child to emulate and 3) what is the long term impact/consequence of the discipline method you are employing.
Words matter, there is no doubt about it and what we say to our children can and will have a lasting
Recent research has shown that language has an impact. A new study has found that the phrase, "That's so gay!" can have lasting effects on students who consider themselves as bisexual, gay, lesbian or transgender (LGBT).
Words matter, there is no doubt about it and what we say to our children can and will have a lasting effect of their future happiness.
If you have a learning disabled teen who is being bullied or teased, you will want to read this.
Parents, teachers, extended family and neighbors recognize the special challenges of those who love and teach learning disabled children and adults. They are usually sensitive, kind and giving as small children. Because they are small in stature, people are more forgiving of what they can and cannot do.
Teenagers With Learning Disabilities
Dr. Sue shares her 4 most important tips to help parents see their children excel at school!
The summer of 2012 has come to a close and it is back to school time for parents and children all over the country. It is time to awake your children early, give them a good breakfast and send them off to school in their new clothes. I know as a mother of two that these tasks can certainly be challenging at times.
Relaying positive message to our children gives builds confidence.
As John Gray, PhD, so famously states Boys are from Mars, Girls are from Venus and all Children are from Heaven. Societies throughout the world are currently undergoing a global shift in consciousness to the possibilities that lay ahead for us when we focus on relaying positive messages and reinforcing positive behaviors.
As the new school year approaches, consider these important parenting lessons.
As parents, we invest thousands upon thousands of dollars on providing our children with the latest video games, toys and computers. This year, why not take steps toward investing time into your child's emotional development?
Learn to ease your anxiety with this useful advice.
As a parent, you want what is best for your children. You want them to be smarter, better looking and more well-rounded than you are. You want them to be liked by their peers and to succeed in school. As such, you worry. And, with worrying comes anxiety which can turn into depression. Here are five ways to help you stop worrying so much:
Looking for some quick ways to be a better parent? Here are 7 tips that you can start doing today!
7 Ways To Parent Better
What responsibilities do you and your spouse take on as parents? It’s important to find your style of parenting with teamwork. How do you help each other? Do you have to ask or is it just expected? It’s important to communicate with one another what your strengths are as parents because it will be easier to divide up tasks.
Take a tip from Dr. Sue Cornbluth's personal revelation and learn how to be present as a parent.
It was a typical Sunday morning in our house. My husband woke up at 8 a.m., made coffee and went outside to cut the grass. The kids were sleeping and I was sitting in bed reading a magazine. My son, Jacob, woke about ten minutes later, just as I was getting into the good part of an article — typical when you have a 5-year-old. Two minutes later, my 3-year-old daughter, Lindsay, found her way into our bed, as well. I tickled their stomachs. We had a pillow fight and we laughed and laughed. It became what we call in our house a "cuddle fest." It was the best moment of my week. Little did I know that three hours later, I would experience the worst moment of my life.