Does Your Child Have Trouble Letting Things Go?

Can your child bounce back after something disappointing or upsetting happens?  Is he able to solve problems rationally?  Does he know the difference between a “big deal” and a “little deal”?  Lots of kids struggle with letting things go after a set-back.  Everything seems like a big deal, which can be overwhelming. Kids are stillRead more

Going Poopy In The Potty. What’s The Big Deal?

Potty training.  Your child has almost mastered it and you’re feeling good.  There is one hitch – Your child is still asking for a diaper to go poopy.  Why?  Well, its not really simple… but it is VERY common.  Going poopy in the potty is just a bigger deal to kids.  Let’s look at someRead more

How to Raise Your Girl To Be a Leader in the Modern World

It should come as no surprise that the concept of womanhood is constantly evolving. In a world where gender roles are as hot a topic as cinnamon rolls, parents beg the question…   How do you raise your little girl to be a feminist?   In doing research for this article, I came across manyRead more

How Can We Solve the Problem?

Next time your child is in the throes of frustration, remember this simple prompt: What can we do to solve the problem? Most problems can be sorted in to big deals or little deals.  A big deal might be a friend who is unkind during a playdate.  A little deal might be a spill orRead more

Your Child Can Do Hard Things.

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Perseverance.  We all want to see our children conquer an obstacle, clear a hurdle, and stick to it, even if it’s hard.Read more