parenting

Is your Halloween fun terrifying others? 

You spent a couple weeks decorating your front porch and lawn to get it just right. After dark, the headstones and spider webs looked so realistic. When the trick-or-treaters...... More »

Dear Dads: you matter

Dear Dads: You know the doubt. That wondering if you’re making a difference with your kids. Does what you say and do really matter? Most of the time, you’re...... More »

Are past experiences holding your kids back? 

If you followed the news during this year’s state legislative session, you saw many discussions about mental health, particularly where children and teens are concerned. There’s increased awareness of...... More »

Moms are problem solving experts

That’s right. Mothers are problem-solving wizards. From the earliest ages, we discover that when we don’t know what to do in any situation, our best course of action is...... More »

How trauma impacts learning

How many of you have heard about the I-LEARN tests this week? As a parent, I know I’ve received multiple emails, announcements and tweets about it. I’m worried about...... More »