These days, kids are spending more of their time glued to their iPad and computer screens than spending time with their family. How can we get our kids to put down the iPad and not make it an issue every single time? Parenting expert Tara Kennedy-Kline offers helpful parenting tips on how to get your children to unplug themselves from the world of technology.
Parenting expert Tammy Nelson is joined by experts Rhona Berens, Miriam Kove, Barbara Becker Holstein and Tara Kennedy Klein to provide tips that will help parents better understand their kids, as well as help them better communicate their parental wants and needs.
The best and worst advice from some of Hollywood's hottest dads. (Turns out, father doesn't always know best.)
Research has shown that children raised by parents who encouraged the expression of emotions were likely to develop into emotionally healthy adults, secure in themselves and their ability to express their feelings. Rearing children to understand the importance of expressing their feelings, both verbally and non-verbally, helps them to become more confident in themselves and cope with life challenges.
Parenting Expert Sue Butler discusses what parents should do if their child is the victim of bullying. While it may seem like a good idea to suggest they hit back, there are other methods that will be safer alternative for your child. Watch the video to learn the three ways you can help your child avoid bullies.
A 9-year-old boy named Grayson Bruce loves 'My Little Pony.' Sadly, he was picked on by other students at his school for wearing a 'My Little Pony' backpack. Even worse was the school's response: banning him from bringing the backpack to school, validating the bullies. Here is why it's a gender stereotyping issue and why it's time to finally lift the stigma of boys loving traditionally "girly" things.
I love my children. I also love my smart phone. I appreciate the immediacy of both parenting and cell services, like texting. I also enjoy that my phone offers me a distraction, not to mention a sense of control, in those moments when parenting feels unwieldy and decidedly out of control. Yet I worry about the quality of my parenting when my phone is close at hand (so to speak) and wonder:
Picture this: I am driving and my three wonderful children are in the backseat, fighting: ‘Mom! He pulled my hair!’ ‘Mom—she called me dumb!’ ‘I want MILK!!’ I’ve got a master’s in Clinical Psychology, over 10 years of experience as a specialist in child therapy, so obviously, I had this handled. ‘SHUT UP!’ I yelled in my loudest voice.
There are a ton of parenting styles out there but none of them matter when you become bored with your kid. Check out Dr. Jephtha Tausig-Edwards 4 fun ideas to try when you want to expand the activities you do with your child. It will make you both happier...and more excited to spend time together!
We're constantly telling our kids to defend themselves against bullies. But are we modeling less-than-ideal behavior? Relationship expert Rhona Berens explains why your relationship with your spouse just might make you the biggest bully on the block.
Kids go through their parents' divorce just as much as the couple does. Dr. Karen Finn's parenting advice reigns everything into perspective.
Do you realize what Super Bowl ads might be teaching your children? Read these helpful parenting tips on how to approach your child about the inappropriate behavior shown during commercials.
There are 10.1 million female-owned businesses in the U.S., according to the Center for Women's Business Research. And while there aren't stats on how many of those women are moms who are working from home, it's a safe bet that quite a few of them have re-prioritized their work to accommodate their kids. If you're thinking of making the change but aren't quite sure how to approach it, click through for some ideas on great jobs for stay-at-home moms.