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Unanticipated Lessons for our Kids from Donald Trump

by on Oct.13, 2016, under Adolescents, Behavior, Communication, Elementary School Children, Environmental influences, Parent modeling, Parenting, Uncategorized

Donald Trump’s latest lewd, (accidental?), hot-mike comments, his objectification of women, and his repeated out-of-control behaviors, his bullying have left us all scratching our heads mainly in disgust. How does anyone process this man?  And what is a parent to do when her kids are exposed to... Read more...
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The Aurora Shooting: How to Talk to Kids About What Happened in Colorado

by on Jul.20, 2012, under Adolescents, Behavior, Child development, Communication, Learning, Parenting, Safety, Sensitive Topics, Uncategorized

The horrific tragedy in Colorado has left us all speechless, shaking our heads in disbelief. How could this have happened? Could anything have been done to stop this mad man?  And what can we possibly tell our children…if they ask? Parents are rendered tongue-tied when it comes to... Read more...