First-time parents and grandparents are so excited about the arrival of “our”baby that we forget some basics. Read on for 5 essential tips for encouraging great infant care.
Caring for a newly born, particularly your first child is one of the […]
The Left Out Child: The Importance of Friendship answers these and other questions:
What can parents do to guide the social development of their young children?
Why is it important to be included?
Is it harder to make friends now than it used to be?
How important is it to help your child be more likeable?
What do I do if the teacher or coach doesn’t like my child?
How do I comfort my child when they are picked last or not at all?
How do I help my child overcome shyness and build confidence?
Is there a gender difference in friendships?
What about bullies, should parents intervene?
Ages and stages of friendship
Social skills are simple, but not easy
Ten ways to help your child make friends
15 ways to help kids like themselves
Make your home a “go-to-house” that is a safe haven of acceptance and friendship in the neighborhood. You may have the opportunity to mentor positive friendships and change the life of a child.
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What constitutes respect for others? Is being respectful the key to healthy relationships? Do you have to like someone to be considerate, kind and courteous? How do you work in a relationship where there is an uneven balance […]
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When you speak to your child, can you count more negative or positive words coming out of your mouth? Formal studies with learned psychologists have shown that it takes at least seven positive comments to undo a negative […]
As a relationship author and parent educator, I am often asked to speak about many topics concerning families. It is such a treat to see parents taking responsibility for raising kids that are kind, thoughtful, creative and respectful of all. […]