Parental Information During Our Kids Adolescence, Part 2

October 15, 2012

They are experiencing many changes all at once. In addition, in order to be able to obtain what they want, teens often experiment with behaviors that will at best upset their parents and at worst cause the parents anguish and feelings of loss of control. However, if parents know in advance and expect these “testing” [...]

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Helping Children Cope With Grief, Part 1

July 11, 2012

Several weeks after her father died, one 3-year-old began asking her mom to get her a new daddy. Unhappy that the other children in her preschool had fathers, she was anxious to get a family together — and the sooner the better. A 5-year-old suggested her widowed mother remarry two men — that way if [...]

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