Simplifying Family Life
April 29, 2019
Lack of time and busyness are common sources of stress for families.  Parents often reporting being on the go all day long. These time pressures likely stem from the value our society puts on achieve... Continue Reading
Raising Grateful Children
December 16, 2018
‘Thank you’ is considered a hallmark of grateful children.  Many parents consistently prompt their children to use this phrase upon receiving a gift, a compliment, or favor. While saying ‘thank... Continue Reading
Technoference: Technology & Parenting
September 11, 2018
As parents, we monitor and control our children's access to devices and screen time diligently.  We are less rigorous with ourselves.  We often let ourselves off the hook after a "hard day" or becau... Continue Reading
No Fear: How a Growth Mindset Shapes Kids
May 20, 2018
Kids meet many challenges - big and small - but their ability to work through challenges has a lot to do with mindset.  Dr. Mary Beth Leibham shares how mindset affects our kids and how parents can f... Continue Reading
Screen Time Recommendations for Kids
May 06, 2018
Children and adolescents are surrounded by many technologies (e.g., television, video games, computers, internet, smartphones) and consequently, it may be unrealistic to assume they could avoid techno... Continue Reading
Building Awareness: Social Emotional Learning
November 28, 2017
Many parents are concerned about their children’s academic (e.g., math, reading) achievement and have high academic expectations for their children. While these concerns are warranted given the comp... Continue Reading