Parenting: How Much Privacy Should I Afford my Teenager?

As children enter young adulthood, one of their most significant interests will become their personal privacy. They crave time and space to themselves without the interference of their parents. Regrettably, this doesn’t always lead to the most wholesome behavior; these days, internet security is a hot button issue for this reason. Cyber-bullying is one of …

Helping an Introverted Child Blossom

Parents of multiple children are often keenly aware of some very strong personality differences in their children. In an outing with their children, parents may notice that some children come home excited and full of energy, but perhaps one child seems drained, and less enthusiastic than his siblings. Understanding how this happens lies in understanding …

Coping Effectively with Sibling Rivalry

Parents in multiple child households are frequently tasked with maintaining harmony among siblings who often tease and argue and are competitive for resources and attention. Parents are often exhausted by this challenge and often wonder why their children cannot simply get along. They seek to promote a warm and loving relationship that will last a …