Parenting 101

Parenting and Screen Time

2020-03-11T21:30:32+00:00

Why Parents Should Make Screen-Time Limits a Priority. The amount of screen time in the United States has been increasing over the past five years. Data from a recent survey by the Nielsen Company, postulates that the average screen time in the United States is 10 hours and 39 minutes. This includes time spent on [...]

Parenting and Screen Time2020-03-11T21:30:32+00:00

Secrets to Camp Success

2020-03-11T21:31:19+00:00

What Parents Need to Know When Preparing Their Children for Camp By Anthony Cupo In recent years, there has been an increase in awareness on the need to expose children to camping activities. Exposing children to camps increases their sense of self-reliance, ambition, adventure, optimism, and self-esteem. Camps offer unique opportunities that enable children with [...]

Secrets to Camp Success2020-03-11T21:31:19+00:00

What It Means to Be a SUPER PARENT in 2020

2020-01-08T22:51:30+00:00

The new year offers an opportunity to refocus and reprioritize. For working parents, that means taking some time to think about your family dynamic. If 2019 was a year of challenges, confusion, or frustration, the new year is a chance to switch up your routines. You can find a better way for your family members to [...]

What It Means to Be a SUPER PARENT in 20202020-01-08T22:51:30+00:00

6 Must-Have Parenting Books and Why

2019-12-20T00:09:39+00:00

Like the saying goes, babies don’t come with instruction manuals. New parents are often left to figure things out for themselves, using a mix of personal experience and advice from friends and family. Even practiced parents struggle as they try to guide their children through crucial stages of development. Here are six parenting books that [...]

6 Must-Have Parenting Books and Why2019-12-20T00:09:39+00:00

How to Create Family Goals for the New Year

2019-12-19T23:43:48+00:00

Are your New Year’s resolutions ready? You know goal setting helps you create the life you want. This new year, create some family goals to teach your children the value of self-discipline. The Basics of Family Goal Setting Just like your favorite professional sports team, your family needs to work together to be [...]

How to Create Family Goals for the New Year2019-12-19T23:43:48+00:00

4 Tips for Dealing with Back Talk

2019-12-11T23:46:13+00:00

There’s a long-standing joke amongst parents: We wait with excitement to hear their first words. A few short months after, we will do almost anything for a little silence. Happy childish chatter might make it hard to think, but it’s one of the many things that makes sharing time with your child sweet. What happens [...]

4 Tips for Dealing with Back Talk2019-12-11T23:46:13+00:00

Mindfulness Techniques To Help Ease Holiday Stress

2019-12-09T22:55:29+00:00

Stress is a fact of modern adult life, especially during the holidays. It can be difficult to gather the energy needed to maintain a career, home, family and social life. When your personal reserves are running low, your relationships suffer. In addition to a number of serious physical symptoms, stress contributes to anxiety, anger, irritability [...]

Mindfulness Techniques To Help Ease Holiday Stress2019-12-09T22:55:29+00:00

5 Books About Parenting You Should Read

2019-12-04T18:38:42+00:00

Unfortunately, children don’t come with printed instructions. Daily experience is the only real way to master the art of raising a child. However, there are books that provide reliable guidance and information to parents. These five books help parents navigate challenges, build stronger bonds, and gain a better understanding of your child’s inner world. They [...]

5 Books About Parenting You Should Read2019-12-04T18:38:42+00:00

Giving Your Kids a Childhood: Avoiding the Trap of Snowplow and Helicopter Parenting

2019-11-21T00:21:56+00:00

Most of the nation is aware of the recent college admissions scandal – and an overwhelming majority are shaking their heads. It feels like a blatant case of entitlement, but there is something more to consider. A new way of parenting is on the rise, and while the parents’ overall intentions may be good, the [...]

Giving Your Kids a Childhood: Avoiding the Trap of Snowplow and Helicopter Parenting2019-11-21T00:21:56+00:00

What to Do When Your Child Won’t Talk to You

2019-11-14T00:33:48+00:00

Open and honest communication with a trusted adult on a regular basis is a key factor in child development. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services compiled a list of recent studies that verify some of the long-term benefits. Adolescents who receive open, validating, and respectful verbal guidance from a parent or mentor are far less [...]

What to Do When Your Child Won’t Talk to You2019-11-14T00:33:48+00:00

5 Ways to Start Teaching Your Child About Empathy

2019-10-30T18:09:39+00:00

Mirror neurons in our brains encourage imitation and allow us to share experiences with others. The ability to understand how others feel and think makes it possible to form strong social bonds. Empathy is a complex evolutionary process that makes it possible for the human race to prosper. Empathy is a combination of two specific [...]

5 Ways to Start Teaching Your Child About Empathy2019-10-30T18:09:39+00:00

14 Little Changes That’ll Make a Big Difference With Your Children

2019-10-28T19:14:59+00:00

Automaticity is the neurological process that allows us to drive, walk, and complete other simple and repetitive behaviors without conscious thought. This ability is a large part of habit formation. A study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology noted that automaticity could take anywhere from 18 to 254 days to take root. The [...]

14 Little Changes That’ll Make a Big Difference With Your Children2019-10-28T19:14:59+00:00