Parenting Corner: New Year, New Family, New You

Believe it or not, making a realistic and rewarding New Year’s Resolution is possible. Some of us start the new year with fresh hopes for making sweeping changes, but anyone who has observed how fitness center...

Parenting Corner: The Season of Spending Money

November 18, 2019 How to broach the annual hot-button topic of spending money during the holidays with your kids. ‘Tis the season … to talk about money. It may seem contradictory to think about discussing fin...

The Grandparent Influence

October 29, 2019 The benefits of grandparent involvement can extend well past childhood. It’s that time of year again; families gather to give thanks for being together. Maybe you’ve traveled across the count...

Parenting Corner: Raising Caring Children

September 26, 2019 Do you have to sacrifice empathy for success? The local and national news frequently includes stories involving people’s cruelty to one another, which may leave families wondering what that...

Parenting Corner: Parenting Together

September 19, 2019 Having kids will throw everything out of whack, even a marriage. Bringing it back together means finding a balance. Raising children is hard work. Couples often struggle with the transition...

Parenting Corner: Raising Resilient Children

By Lisa Phillips May 16, 2019 "Love the child you have, not the one you thought you’d have." A child’s resilience to disappointments isn’t always a personality trait. Sometimes, it needs to be nurtured a...
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The Importance of a Language-Rich Home

How verbal interaction with babies and toddlers leads to a lifetime of benefits. 10-month-old Sasha sits on the living room floor, playing with her toys.  Dad looks at her from the couch where he is folding la...