Why Your Three-Year-Old is Not a Jerk

...And How to Keep Him/Her Like That OK, let's go with the idea - that one that has been popping up all over your Facebook and Twitter feed - the idea that three-year-olds are as... umm... hmmm... assertive. It is kind of a rough call to make about a three-year-old, don't ya think? But I do see where parents and grown-ups might be coming from. Three-year-olds are an interesting anomaly. Here are a few reasons why folks might feel a bit hostile about the preschooler: Ahhh, the... read more

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To Medicate or Not To Medicate ADHD?

This is a question that parents struggle with once they receive an ADHD diagnosis for their child. For some parents, it is out of the question. Some are open to the idea, while others may want more than just medication. … read more

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Finding a Family Friendly Community in a Different Country

Moving is never easy, especially when it involves moving to a different country – and with a family. Aside from finding a new home and jobs, you are likely looking for a family friendly community in your new location, which … read more

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Getting Great Group Photos of Kids

The group portrait of all your children… it always sounds like a nice idea. How often have you thought ‘I’ll bet Grandma would love a photo of all the kids together – I’ll see if I can make that happen!’ … read more

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Should I Give My Kids Snacks?

I see parents carry around snacks – lots of snacks for their kids. I don’t do that. I want my kids to eat their meals. Am I being too tough? Am I starving my kid? There is nothing that sends … read more

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Healthy Back to School Snack Ideas

Back to school time is coming up fast and, as you already know, it’s hectic to say the least! Coming off of a busy summer can leave parents frazzled and overwhelmed before the school year even begins. It’s important to … read more

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Ice Buckets, ALS and Lou Gehrig

This seems to be the summer of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. It is also the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s speech announcing his retirement from Major League Baseball following his diagnosis of ALS: “Fans, for the past two weeks … read more

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Finding and Hiring a Nanny: Teleclass Re-Cap

This week, we held an important and informative teleclass, generously sponsored by, on how to find, interview and hire a Nanny. Our presenter, Tammy Gold from Gold Parent Coaching, explored strategies in sourcing and maintaining the best nanny for … read more

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