• Creating Family Routines

    March 28, 2019

    Family routines and activities are great for kids: children love doing things the same way over and over again because it makes them feel safe and secure. When it comes to kids, even things that may seem small to you (like your child waving goodbye to you at the elevator each morning as you leave…Read More

  • Helping Kids to Cope with Nighttime Fears

    March 21, 2019

    After waking up from a bad dream, toddlers often want to sleep in their parents’ beds to feel safe. This is a very common phenomenon in households with children this age (around 3 years old), as it is the age at which children’s imaginations really start to take off. At the same time, they don’t…Read More

  • Parenting While Heartbroken: The Do’s and Don’ts

    March 14, 2019

    After a breakup or divorce, parents have to decide how much to share with their children. This week’s tip comes from a friend of the Parenting Center, author Rachel Simmons. Please visit her website here for expert tips on raising girls with integrity, confidence and self-confidence.   “Mama, play with me.” I heard my three…Read More

  • Tips from Preschool Teachers

    March 7, 2019

    Does your child behave better at preschool than they do at home? This week, our tip is adapted from Parents Magazine. They asked five preschool teachers (with a combined 90 years of experience!) for some tips for parents of 2 – 5 year olds. Set Expectations Most people have a way of living up (or…Read More