Family life can get CRAZY quickly!  Raising kids today is like running the Parenting Olympics.  But we can choose a different path - one that has nothing to do with what everyone else thinks.  A path committed to building a family dynamic that brings the absolute best of each member forward. Here experts from educators to psychologist and occupational therapists answer our burning questions on raising kids through every age and stage.

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
Better Body Image
March 04, 2019
As parents, we worry how to prevent our children from succumbing to the pressure to look a certain way.  Because there is indeed pressure.  We also might wonder where the line between negative body ... Continue Reading
Breaking Down the Great Myths of Adolescence
February 04, 2019
In the new book, "The Great Myths of Adolescence" - co-authored by our guest, Dr. Mike Axelrod - the myths that have plagued teens for generations are broken down to find the truth! In this age of ... 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
Simplifying Meditation for Kids
October 21, 2018
Wiggly kids and device wielding teens may seem hard to focus.  Like us, they sometimes find it challenging to bring themselves back to center.  Practices like mindfulness and meditation are taking o... Continue Reading
Helping Kids in Crisis
October 07, 2018
Many times when a family comes to the pediatrician’s office in crisis, they are distraught and overwhelmed. The crises range significantly in severity.  Serious challenges such as death or signific... 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
Parenting Masters
September 02, 2018
If you are a parent of any child over the age of 1, you are probably experiencing the full throttle Parenting Olympics.  You know - the cut throat competition to be the best, have your child in the m... Continue Reading
Helping Kids Navigate Transitions
July 29, 2018
As adults, we know how our world can be rocked by changes big and small.  Helping kids navigate these changes is not always black and white.  Our children bring their own personality and understandi... Continue Reading