We understand that finding a reliable caregiver for your child is one of the most stressful – and important – parts of being a parent. Once you find your trusted caregiver, the thought of losing that person because she or he does not have legal status in the United States can be terrifying. As immigration […]
The coronavirus pandemic has brought a lot of negativity into our lives, but there are also so many great changes as a result! Here are some relatable ways mom life has gotten easier during the lockdowns.
Our daughter in-law (DIL) has two kids, ages three and one. Two years ago they moved six hours away, and since our DIL has no means to come visit us, we go to see them. Now that our grandson Bryce is three, we feel he is old enough for us to come pick up him […]
Dear Dr. Gramma Karen,
Our daughter Joan married Donald ten years ago. We all knew there was something off about him; he is very controlling and very insecure. Before they got married, my husband, who is a police officer, let her know how much we love her, and talked to her about our concerns about her marrying him. She went ahead and married him.
It is vital to a baby’s development that they receive copious amounts of positive attention. Thus, the positive interaction with the baby should encourage and aid in developing a healthy relationship with their parents.
A kid’s ability to socialize with peers is critical in helping them alleviate anxiety. Kids who are normally in school together for six hours a day are now home without their peers—and the emotional effects of this isolation can be significant. While we are seeing that children generally experience mild symptoms if they do contract […]
You asked and she’s here to answer! Dr. Gramma Karen is back with responses to readers’ questions regarding kids and how video games are actually beneficial for them!
It’s a time we’ve all come to both love and dread — the transition from the toddler room to the ‘big kid’ room. For kids, it’s a sign that they’re growing up and getting bigger, but for parents