Parents Ask – Bedtime Battles

Q: My son is 4 years old and we have continual battles about going to bed. We have tried everything! Do you have any tips for making this routine easier?  – Tiffany, Phoenix A: Bedtime battles are a continual struggle for many families. As children gain their...

Joy in the New Year

By Christina Katz New Year’s resolutions have become heavily commercialized. Messages coming from all directions would have you believe you are falling short as an acceptable human being in a multitude of ways. You are too poor, too unfit, too uneducated, too...

Taming the Holiday Circus

By Christa Melnyk Hines Are holiday traditions, parties, volunteer commitments and shopping turning you into a frenzied ringmaster of a runaway circus train? For your sanity and for your health, put the brakes on the holiday rush. Here’s how. Make a...

Typical or Troubled Teen

By Michelle Moorhead, M.A., LPC, Executive Director of Teen Lifeline Being the parent of a teenager is a difficult job. Many parents look at their stressed out teens and wonder what happened to their sweet child. The truth is, adolescence is a time of great change...

Pumpkin Decorating Made Easy

By Christina Katz Most of these looks work best for medium-sized to smallish pumpkins. For best results, choose a pumpkin with a smooth, unblemished surface. Wash your pumpkin gently with mild soap and water and allow it to dry overnight before you begin decorating....

Parents Ask: Baby Sleep Recommendations

Q: Sleep recommendations seem to change from year to year. What is the best and safest way to put my little one to sleep? – Christina, Chandler Every parent of a little one knows the daily and sometimes frustrating struggle of getting them to sleep. Your...

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