With a new school year coming soon, it’s time to think about helping our children be as successful as they can be. That includes resisting the temptation either to push children beyond their means so they fear never meeting up to expectations or to neglect staying involved so they feel unimportant. In other words, it […]
The loss of a loved one (or pet) can be one of the hardest things for parents to talk to their children about. Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW role plays with Kate Raidt how to effectively talk to your children about death and dying.
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.
What should we say to our children in the wake of more and more school shootings? How can we ease their fears and answer their questions, not to mention ours? We look for the right thing to say just as we look for the motive of the killers—to make it all make sense, fix what […]
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 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 […]
I want to ask you to suspend your belief that “creativity is inherited”. In fact, creativity is inherent in every human being. As parents, YOU can nurture and strengthen your children’s creative abilities.