Do you have a bossy child? One who tells others what to do, how to play the game, what to say? A child who throws a fit if things don’t go her way? “Bossy” is a word that gets our dander up. “Bossy” typically translates for a frustrated parent as mean, rude, know-it-all, bully, show-off, […]
Imagine a pill that helped children cope with stress better, improved mood and physical health, had no serious negative side effects, and didn’t cost a penny. We would all want one, right? Well, it’s not a pill, but there is something that does all those things:
Do you have an aggressive son? Should it be OK for boys to “kill” each other with toy guns or wrestle with their friends? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW answers questions about what is typical boy behavior…and what is too much.
Do you have a child who is being bullied? Not sure what to do? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski role plays with Kate Raidt on how to talk to your child (and the school) when you find your child is being bullied.
So often these days, I find parents quick to judge others. They are judging the parenting of others and the behavior of their children, as if to say that, “My child would never get away with acting that way; clearly this is a parenting issue.” Sometimes, children actually have disorders or disabilities that impede their […]
Nothing is harder for a parent to watch than seeing their child suffer. Whether it’s emotional or physical, it hurts the parents just as much, or sometimes even more, than the child. When the pain your child is suffering is happening at school, it is almost unbearable. Parents will do nearly anything to ensure the […]
The old phrase, “boys will be boys,” usually means that there is a limit to the controls parents can exert over their sons. It implies that, no matter what a mom or dad does, boys will just do bad things and this is part of the experience of parenting sons
The news has been shocking to say the least. But I believe the tide is turning. Powerful men are being called to the table and women are feeling strength in numbers. How did we get here? Or rather, if this is the beginning of the end of centuries of male conquest and domination, how do […]