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ADHD, anxiety, and depression Parenting School Age

Homework Battle Plan: Prepare Now!

Any parent with school aged children knows that homework can be a battle. Even good students can procrastinate, prefer to play, or have practice after school, leaving little time for homework. ┬áThen there are the kids who struggle… Student Responsibility We all know that kids need help with homework. Sometimes parents help too much. Kindergarten […]

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Parenting School Age Teens

How do you prepare kids to leave the nest?

It’s graduation season, which has me thinking of all the ways our kids grow over the years. They’re born, then just a few years later they are in kindergarten. In just a blink of the eye they get a locker in middle school. Then high school is over. The world awaits… Where does the time […]

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Parenting Preschool School Age

Scared of the Auto-flush Toilet?

I’ve known many kids over the years who are petrified to sit on an automatic flush toilet. Often it’s because they’ve wiggled on the seat and had the toilet flush when they were still sitting. Scary! My daughter went through a period where she refused to use public toilets. It was really difficult when we […]