By Amy Kostak, CFLE.
Virtually all books about potty training emphasize that toddlers have observable signals of readiness. One facet of readiness – which is usually overlooked – is the development of a cooperative parent-child relationship.
Potty training may seem like it’s just about your child, but it’s equally about you.
Before you begin the toilet training process, ask yourself three questions: Continue reading
By Ashley Maturo.
Are you sometimes overwhelmed by your child’s feelings?
Does your child have trouble verbalizing his emotions?
Do your child’s displays of emotion ever seem like misbehavior to you?
A better relationship with your child starts with emotional intelligence! Continue reading
By Amy Kostak, CFLE-P.
The teenage years are crucial to a person’s healthy development, but they can be daunting to parents. While teens are seeking more independence, parents are grasping for connection. This disconnect can result in a lot of frustration. Luckily, we have some strategies that parents can use to improve their relationships with their teens. Continue reading
By Brynn Rosadino.
With the holiday season approaching, stress tends to be at an all-time high. Handling this stress alone can be difficult enough. But when you add the new dynamics of your blended family, the holidays can seem downright impossible. Continue reading