Posted on August 31, 2011
This usually means we wish they would make something easier for us; like putting their shoes on without fuss, diving into homework without hassle, or going to bed without needing to be re-settled again and again.
But what does “act your age” really mean?
Posted on February 21, 2011
Many loving, compassionate, and mild-mannered parents have been reduced to red-faced, jaw-clenching maniacs who imagine unmentionable fates befalling small children….if that small child hurt their kid’s feelings. On purpose….
Posted on July 1, 2010
The dog days of summer are upon us, which brings blissful afternoons at the pool, best friend sleepovers, exciting family vacations, and often a lot less patience from parents. It’s usually by this time each summer that parents… Read More
Posted on September 1, 2009
As children enter their second year of life they are standing on the edge of a developmental cliff. They are separating from their parents and defining an individual identity, a “self” – and they are recognizing that there… Read More
Posted on May 1, 2009
Parents know they’ve entered toddler-land when they first hear their once sweet baby loudly proclaim, “NO!” What begins as amusing quickly moves to aggravating as parents become very familiar with their child’s newly discovered defiant streak. Kids LOVE… Read More