Preschool Drop-Off

Separation Anxiety in a child is almost never exclusive.  Parents have an emotional reaction and it’s usually strong.  Most parents react with a flood of their own anxiety.  I define anxiety as fear.  The child fears being alone separate from…

Challenges Parents Face

Here are my top eight most difficult milestones every parent must face. Each one is critical. You will likely transition through each one by holding your spouse/partner’s hand and using trial and error. If you bump up against a wall…

Parenting Things I Wish I Knew Sooner

1.  How do you deal with separation anxiety? Dr. Fran: Separation anxiety comes from two root causes.  One, either the parent (usually Mom) is over attached and does not nurture the separation process. Or two, mom or dad is “there”…

How To Be A Good Parent

1.  What do you do if you find that you sometimes don’t like your child? FW: Find some areas where you can empathize and identify with your child. Every child wants to feel understood. Sometimes parents see things in their…