Being a single parent can bring special rewards and added stressors. Here are some tips to deal with those extra challenges you may be experiencing as a single parent.
Turn Pester Power into Parent Power: How to stop your kids from pestering you to buy things. Can I have it? Can I have it? Can I? Can I? PLEASSSEEEEEEE!!!! This could be your child talking about a box of sugary cereal, a cartoon-themed toothbrush, a new app, or just about anything. Advertisers, doctors, and […]
Having trouble getting out the door some (most?) mornings? Really, who doesn’t?? Read the LaneKids article.
Talking, reading, singing — communicating from your child at every age is critical for their language development. Find out ways to help build your child’s language skills at different development stages.
Aunque no hable, cante o baile, como lo hacen algunos bebés que llegan a verse en los medios, tu peque se está comunicando. Al hablar y escuchar a tu bebé desde el primer día de su vida, no sólo le ayudas a desarrollar habilidades del lenguaje, sino también a establecer una relación de comunicación abierta […]
Whether it’s the playground, the classroom or the conference room, everyone needs problem solving skills. Even as an infant, your child is problem solving – how can I get my thumb into my mouth may be the problem of the day to solve. Check out the new Triple P blog posting. You’ll find some great tips […]
Everyone at every age needs attention! It feels good when someone focuses his or her full attention on you. Being attentive also feels good to your infant or toddler (and older children). For children, getting attention is even more important than for adults. Children need attention in order to grow, develop self-esteem and a positive […]
Whether it is an injustice of the past (such as slavery or the Holocaust) or today (Ferguson, Mo., or Flint, Mich.), difficult world realities come up even with very young children. Parents have to decide how to respond. I’m a rabbi who has been teaching kids a long time, and I’m a parent. When Parenting […]
“Everybody is always telling you when you are doing something wrong; no one ever tells you when you are doing something good.” A single dad of two preschool age boys said this while participating in a 10-week video coaching program at Pearl Buck Center’s preschool. Pearl Buck Preschool is a tuition-free preschool serving children and […]