Use these 4 strategies to stop fights when screen time is over.

preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

May 18, 2021

Stop Fighting About Media

Emotional intelligence helps your child be psychologically healthy. Follow these 4 tips to grow your child’s emotional IQ.

infant, preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

March 27, 2021

How to Raise an Emotionally Intelligent Child

Optimism prevents depression. Learn 3 simple parenting strategies you can use to raise an optimistic child.

preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

March 20, 2021

Develop Your Child’s Optimism to Prevent Depression

How much screen time is bad? Especially during the pandemic, where computer usage has become required for all ages, the importance of understanding media usage for our children is critical. The sooner you look at the reason behind your child’s screen time, the sooner you will know if your child’s screen time is too much.

preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

February 26, 2021

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

Learn how to build a good relationship with your child, even in the pandemic. Tips and tricks for setting aside quality time with your child.

preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

February 12, 2021

Tips for Building Quality Time in the Pandemic

Pandemic parenting is no joke. Tune up your skills with this checklist.

infant, preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

January 22, 2021

Pandemic Parenting

Learn how to have discussions about big scary topics with your kids, like pandemics, mass shootings, and natural disasters.

infant, preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

January 8, 2021

Pandemics, Hard Questions, Discussions, Oh My.

Family meals are important for building family connection and good health. But family dinner looks different for us than it did 10 years ago. Media has inundated our lives. How do we find balance?

infant, preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

December 18, 2020

Media at the Dinner Table

Kids who do chores are more successful. Use these tips to help your child get involved in home life at every age.

preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween

November 6, 2020

Chores

A few dollars a week can teach lifelong financial literacy. Learn how to set up an allowance so that your child develops financial competence.

preschool, school age, teen, tween

October 9, 2020

Teaching Finances

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Developmental Psychologist and a Certified Family Life Educator