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Three Ways to Help Anxious Kids

Three Ways to Help Anxious Kids

Anxiety is one of the most common reasons parents bring their children to see a therapist. Parents often wonder what they can do to help their child and feel at a loss as to how to address the anxiety. Here are a few tips for helping anxious kids cope: Listen and...
Separation Anxiety in Children: What is Normal?

Separation Anxiety in Children: What is Normal?

One of the common questions I get about young children is how much separation anxiety is normal? Many children go through periods of separation anxiety. It’s a typical part of development. As babies, this often happens around 8-9 months or so. Babies are learning...
Why Do I Yell at My Kid?

Why Do I Yell at My Kid?

Most parents don’t want to yell at their children. And yet, ALL parents find themselves yelling at some point. I experience shame around yelling at my son because I TEACH positive discipline classes! Who am I to tell people to calmly set limits with their children...
Raising Feminist Boys in a Rape Culture

Raising Feminist Boys in a Rape Culture

“Me Too” has been popping up on my news feed all day for the last couple days. I shared my own “Me Too” post, and I believe every woman I know has one, whether they chose to post publicly or not. One of the wonderful things about parenting is our ability to shape the...