The following guest post is from Dr. Laura Nathanson Siblings are supposed to fight. Aren't they? Isn't that why Nature gave us backseats in cars? That's how it seems in the media. It's a running joke. In real life, many parents really want their children to get along together, but are quick to add that "Of course I expect them to fight." When asked about that … [Read more...] about How to Nip Sibling Battles in the Bud
First, the good news: Research shows that early intervention can be extremely effective in improving or reversing traits commonly associated with autism. Now, the bad news: The younger children are, the more difficult it is to pick out autism warning signs in their behavior. Which is particularly bad when you understand that the earlier you start … [Read more...] about Autism SOS: Three Warning Signs of Autism in Toddlers
In the wake of the Varsity Blues Scandal everyone is asking the question - how did modern day parenting get here? Obsessive-compulsive behavior in parenting is nothing new. However the terms used to describe it have evolved. First there was the “Tiger Mom”, which morphed into “Helicopter Parenting” and now this has turned into “Intensive Parenting” - the latest and greatest of … [Read more...] about Are You Guilty Of Competitive Parenting?
Between groceries, stocking up on daily essentials like toothpaste and shampoo, or making household purchases like new furniture or the latest laptop, our lives revolve around shopping. Figuring out how to save money on all those purchases can seem daunting. Thankfully, adopting just a few simple shopping habits makes it easy to shop smarter and save! Buy … [Read more...] about Five Easy Ways to Shop Smarter and Save
Thank you Nabisco for sponsoring this post. This post was written by Suzie Boluarte and all opinion are my own. Ahh February, the month that holds that one Sunday where we can skip counting calories to indulge on festive food and drinks while enjoying the Big Game. Whether your team is playing or not, it's the perfect excuse to gather-up friends and host a party. If you're … [Read more...] about Hosting Your First Big Game Party