Daily Grind

Slow Down this Summer!

Summer is here...will you slow down or go go go?  Summer is here and many of us parents have signed up our kids for all sorts of camps that will entertain and enrich them (as well as wear them out.
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Parent Coach Galit Birk on Anger Issues and Management

Stop being so mad! Don’t get so frustrated! We don’t hit when we’re angry! I am willing to bet that most of you have heard yourself say such things to your child at one time or another or maybe even all too often in their toddler and preschool years. As our kids start to grow up and to experience feelings they don’t quite know what to do with, we may start to see more anger and more tantrums than we’d like (did you think that was just a terrible two’s thing? Surprise!), and not quite know what to do with it ourselves.

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Tips For A Smooth Back to School Transition

We’ve made it through the first week of back to school, and hopefully those rushed mornings and chaotic afternoons are mellowing out a bit. The transition from the long summer break back to the more structured day to day as kids go back to school can be hard for kids and parents alike. Below are a few suggestions to help make this transition and the start of the year smoother for you and your family.

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On Dealing With Prenatal Loss

Like many women before me, and since me, I have recently had to cope with and embrace a new normal while dealing with prenatal loss.

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