Losing a pet can be devastating for children, and it's not easy navigating those conversations with them. Here are my answers to the common questions I receive from parents.
Adults approach the holidays with optimistic visions of children enjoying the festivities - and then they inevitably have opinions of their own! Here are some things to consider, and ways we can honor kids' boundaries.
Much of the true history behind the Thanksgiving holiday is tragically misrepresented as a heart-warming (and white-washed) tale. It's possible to acknowledge family traditions while also dispelling the untruths about Thanksgiving! Find out what your child knows about the history When you're playing a game or perhaps making a pumpkin pie with your kiddo, ask… Continue reading Talking to Kids about Thanksgiving
Kids these days are all but glued to their gadgets. As a single dad of 2, I’ve found that trying to change this is a losing battle. The truth is, our efforts are better used in making sure that kids play games safely. While technology can be fun and an excellent tool for learning for… Continue reading Guest Post: Top Tips for Ensuring the Safety of Technology for Your Children
Bringing home a new baby is one of the most exciting times for a family, but it can also be one of the most challenging, particularly for older siblings. There's a lot to which they have to adjust: decreased attention from parents, a big shift in routine, and the needs and (sometimes noisy) demands of… Continue reading Preparing Older Siblings for New Baby