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…

When Your Child Pal Offends

THE PARENT’HOOD, THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE When your child’s pal offends Your daughter’s pal throws around the word ‘retard’ a lot. Is it OK to speak up? Your child’s pal uses an offensive word (Eric Herchaft, Getty Images / December 6, 2012) RELATED ‘Mom, can…

Boys and Fathers Relationships

1) Define some various relationship patterns between boys and their dad’s. *  Healthy Attachment – Dad is interested and well-engaged with his son.  When Dad gazes at his son his eyes beam adoringly. *  Detached Father – Father is not…

Self-Esteem

*What is your expertise and how long have you been an expert in it?  I am expert in children (ages 0-18 years), families, couples, and all relationships.  I have been expert for over 25 years on clinical staff at Cedars-Sinai…