I hope that you know as a reader of this blog, how much I respect the wisdom you have attained through your life experiences.  Only...

Growing up, I was very similar to my mother.  We shared the same interests, values, humor and a love of the Chicago Cubs.  We certainly...

If you look at parenting in its entirety, it can quickly overwhelm you.  During my boys' lengthy 'terrible twos' that started at 15 months and...

In our early family life we lived in Wisconsin.  This basically meant seven solid months of winter-like weather as anyone living in the northern states...

My boys are what you would call spirited.  Learning more about the depth and breadth of their spiritedness has helped me tremendously.  They aren't necessarily...

At what age should meltdowns stop?  I only ask this because my second-grader still seems prone to them on occasion.  My fourth-grader appears to be...

In a recent meeting I attended, a colleague asked me about my boys.  I felt lit up from the inside as I talked about their...

[h1] Toddler Know-How: Behavior Basics for the 3 and Under Crowd [/h1] Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 1:00pm Presenter: Marcie Smith, MS, LCPC Stumped by tantrums, picky eating, fussy...

I can’t find my red Lego! Ben called me a name! I want juice, not chocolate milk! Kids’ problems seem so trivial. And when we...