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…

Instant Gratification

    Do you ever have one of those episodes with your children where you wonder, “When is he going to stop doing this?” Your child does something weird, aggravating, or just won’t grow out of a phase? Wish you…

Family Gatherings Can Be Challenging

 Courier, The (Findlay, OH) – Monday, December 24, 2012 Author: LOU WILIN ; STAFF WRITER With blessings at Christmas family gatherings will come challenges for many: the abrasive conversationalist, unwanted advice, old arguments, pressure to pick a side in a drama.”Most families…