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.

Optimizing Youth Sports
July 01, 2018
Aiming to build physical strength in our children often lends to the field of youth sports. In general, sports have become a highly valued and culturally accepted avenue to learn important life skills... 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
Positive Parent-Child Interactions
April 29, 2018
We all desire to raise great kids who know they are loved.  Improving relationships with our children and regularly having positive parent-child interactions doesn't have to be complicated. In this p... Continue Reading
Picky Eating Solutions
April 01, 2018
Having a picky eater at home can feel a bit like running on a hamster wheel. We are racing to figure out ways to improve food choices but often getting nowhere. There are a million ways small children... Continue Reading
When is Picky Eating More Than Picky Eating?
April 01, 2018
It can be quite common for most children to go through a stage of ‘picky eating’ or refusal of certain foods. However, if mealtime is becoming stressful or your child is beginning to consistently ... Continue Reading
Discipline That Works
March 11, 2018
All parents wonder about effective discipline for their children regardless of age. However, disciplining older children and teens can be challenging if for no other reason than they have so much more... Continue Reading
Characteristics of a Gifted Learner
February 18, 2018
Do you ever wonder if your child is different than other children when they develop a passion for dinosaurs, or electricity, or rocks, or…and they just won’t let go of the passion? They need to kn... Continue Reading
How Schools Help Children With Needs
December 08, 2017
Navigating the school environment for a child with needs can be challenging.  Dr. Angela Axelrod, a school psychologist, met with Cole to discuss how schools are set-up to help kids with a variety of... Continue Reading