As your children are getting older, does it ever seem like they are completely disinterested in having a relationship with you? Maybe you used to be really close, but now every interaction just turns into a huge argument? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. As your kids grow and mature, their needs change, and over time […]
Oh boy! Getting several toddlers together for a play date can be…a learning experience. I considered investing in a really fancy whistle until I learned that there are several steps I can take to help make play dates easy, breezy for both me, my kids and their playmates. Cover the rules with your kids before […]
If you're a parent who feels that your kid seems a little angrier than he or she should, you're probably responding to a legitimate problem.
Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW coaches a single-mother with five teenagers how to get her kids to help out around the house with chores.
Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW coaches a mother of a step-child what to do when his biological mother doesn't treat him well.
Like it or not, we are in the digital age and our children are growing up in a different world than anyone who has come before them. The question is: How do I get educated and set some rules about the digital age in my family? If you haven’t made this part of your value set as a family.... start.
You might think that giving your children academic advantages in early life—things like the best schools, lessons, or extra tutoring are the most helpful things you can do to help them get ahead and thereby set them up for an adulthood full of happiness. However, as it turns out, childhood academic success isn’t the most important factor in supporting adult happiness.