Teaching your kids to take personal responsibility is a lifelong challenge. Some ages make it more challenging, but more than anything, starting late makes it hard.
I am a step-grandma. My concern is about my twin 5-year-old grandsons, who are at times delightful, at other times holy terrors (times two!). I’ve had a conversation with their mother, who tells me she and her husband use time-outs and then taking away toys for punishment. However, these children hit, do reckless things (like […]
Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, My husband and I are grandparents with grandchildren in college. Although they appear to be handling their experiences fine, we are becoming alarmed by the many articles in the media about the increase in anxiety, depression, and suicides among college students. One of our friends who has similar concerns about this […]
Another awesome interview from Dr. Gramma Karen and her friend and colleague, Ed Leuchs. They touch on important topics such as voting and grandparents raising their grandchildren – a must read with some great information.
Food allergies are becoming more and more common nowadays. Here is how to tell if your kid is having some sort of reaction to something they ate.
As the beginning of another school year is upon us, it is never too early to begin thinking about where your little one will be going to school. I recently went through this process when deciding what would be the best learning environment for my child. From my experience, early planning is important, especially for […]
Learn all about how to best prep your child(ren) for daycare!
Leaving your baby with a babysitter can make you very anxious and stressed. It is often hard to leave your baby with someone else. One question that often comes up for concerned mothers is what information to leave for a babysitter. Knowing that your sitter is prepared for any situation can make all the difference […]