"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Understanding your child’s ADHD

June 18, 2010 by  
Filed under ADD, Blog, Education

Tweet Understanding ADHD by Robert Shorn From EZineArticles.com A lot of kids that have ADD or ADHD in public schools are having problems because the teachers have labeled them as trouble makers since the start. Teachers look at kids that talk a lot, are hard to get to sit still or constantly playing with things […]

Should you Negotiate your Childs Curfew?

November 20, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Parenting, School Age, Toddlers

Tweet There are times when your thirteen year old may seem like a seasoned litigator, and your kitchen feels like a courtroom. Kids are surprisingly adept at negotiating, and sometimes it’s hard to “beat them at their own game.” It’s important to teach kids how to negotiate because it’s a necessary life skill, and it […]

Do You Parent with Your Wallet?

November 20, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Parenting, School Age, Teens

Tweet What kid doesn’t love it when Mom or Dad spends money on them? When you can afford it, buying things for your children is fun. But there’s a point where we buy things for our kids for the wrong reasons: to win their allegiance or simply to get them to stop screaming. Where is […]

Tim Bianchi answers question: “My son gets so angry he kicks the wall, is this normal?”

September 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Blog, Parenting, School Age

Tweet My son gets so angry when he doesn’t get his way that he kicks his walls and throws things across the room.  He is 7 and when I sent him to his room for the behavior, he laid on his bed and kicked his wall until there was hole in the drywall!  Is this […]