Category: Parenting issues

Blog posts on parenting issues

Jan 11 2018

Teaching Our Kids What Really Matters

Teaching Our Kids What Really Matters, Vol. 436, Jan. 11, 2018 I have become rather addicted to Quora of late with all the interesting viewpoints that are shared on a multitude of subjects. As I was reading it this morning I came across a beautiful answer to a question regarding something learned from an adult …

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Mar 02 2017

Raising Kids With Healthy Self-Esteem

Raising Kids WIth Healthy Self-Esteem – Vol. 403, March 2, 2017 Over the past few days I have been staying at an Airbnb with a family that has a stay at home mom taking care of three kids age 5 and under. They live in a very nice home in a very nice neighborhood in …

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Feb 02 2017

How To Help A Child Going Through A Difficult Time Feeling Sad

  How To Help A Child Going Through A Difficult Time Feeling Sad – Vol. 399, February 2, 2017 Unfortunately, we live in a world where the pharmaceutical companies would like you to believe that normal human emotions are no longer allowed to be felt without some drug being seen as the solution. However, drugs …

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Sep 01 2016

So, You Believe Your Child is Depressed: Maybe Your Child is Only Dealing with Loss

So, You Believe Your Child is Depressed: Maybe Your Child is Only Dealing With Loss – Vol. 377, September 1, 2016  Over the years that I have been in practice, I have received calls from younger people who were very sad about losing special people in their lives and pets. I even had a psychiatric nurse …

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Jul 14 2016

Do You Feel Regret Because You Don’t Enjoy Parenting?

 Do You Feel Regret Because You Don’t Enjoy Parenting? – Vol. 370, July 14, 2016 A few days ago I was listening to a podcast where this very question was being answered. I thought it would be a great subject to write on given both my own considerations for deciding not to become a parent …

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Jun 16 2016

Ways To Grow Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Ways To Grow Your Child’s Self-Esteem – Vol. 366, June 16, 2016 Over the many years that I have been working with kids, I have noticed that there are a few different situations that harm a child’s self-esteem. When I see adults who have emotional issues, it is usually due to upbringings where they didn’t feel …

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Apr 28 2016

Do You Listen to Your Child, I Mean Really, Do You Listen to What They Are Trying to Tell You?

  Do You Listen to Your Child, I Mean Really, Do You Listen to What They Are Trying to Tell You? – Vol. 359, April 28, 2016 Over the past few months I have been working with a couple of super special teens. They both have been diagnosed with Asperger’s, though to tell you the truth, …

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