How to Tell If Your Child Is Depressed

How to Tell If Your Child Is Depressed Nearly two million children in the U.S. are diagnosed with depression, but there are countless more who experience some form of depression. Many children remain undiagnosed because their symptoms are interpreted as another condition. What appears as defiance or irritability may actually be depression or anxiety. How...

How to Parent a Defiant Child

How to Parent a Defiant Child All parents deal with defiance at some point in their children’s lives. However, some children are persistently more defiant than others. As frustrating as this may be, there are ways to reduce your household stress. Here are some tips for parenting a defiant child. Look for Underlying Issues Defiance...

5 Simple Rules to Limit Your Child’s Screen Time

5 Simple Rules to Limit Your Child’s Screen Time Children are constantly exposed top screens in the modern world. Too much screen time can be damaging to a child’s social and mental development. As a parent, you have to find a balance that works for your child and for your family. Here are five simple...

Preparing Your Child for a Big Move | Parenting Tips

Preparing Your Child for a Big Move | Parenting Tips A big move can be an exciting change for an adult, but for a child, moves are often filled with trepidation. Children are quick to create comfort zone. Every move is a transition into uncharted territory. The parenting tips below are designed to help you...

Screen Time for Kids: Setting Healthy Limits for the Family

Screen Time for Kids: Setting Healthy Limits for the Family Has technology become a problem in your family? Are you looking to set healthy boundaries for TV, tablets, video games, etc.? In the first part of this guide, we discussed age-appropriate screen times for kids. Now we are going to focus on how you can...

Screen Time for Kids: How Much Is Too Much?

Screen Time for Kids: How Much Is Too Much? Screen time is the amount of time a person spends using technology. That includes watching TV, using a smartphone or tablet, playing video games, etc. Technology plays an influential role in the modern world, but it can be dangerous in high volumes. How much screen time...

5 Parenting Mistakes You’re Probably Making

5 Parenting Mistakes You’re Probably Making Feel like a bad parent? Like you just can’t get through to your child? You’re not a bad parent. The fact that you’re reading this shows that you care about your family. We’re simply here to enlighten you on some aspects of your parenting that may need improvement. Here...

Stress Management Tips for Back to School

Stress Management Tips for Back to School It’s back to school season, which means parents throughout the country are starting to stress out. There is a lot of planning and prep work that happens at this time, and it can feel overwhelming in the moment. We’re here to help you squash the stress so this...

Learning Disorder Treatment and Tips for Parents (Part 2)

Learning Disorder Treatment and Tips for Parents (Part 2) Continued from Part 1 Parenting a Child with Learning Disabilities Here are some parenting tips for families dealing with learning disabilities: Get a professional diagnosis. This is the best way to ensure that your child gets the specific treatment he or she needs. Ask questions and...

Learning Disorder Treatment and Tips for Parents

Learning Disorder Treatment and Tips for Parents Parents play a key role in learning disorder treatment. They often notice the first signs of learning disabilities, and they set the pace for treatment in the future. Children can work through their learning disorders at home and at school, as long as they have the right guidance...