At this point in the summer many of us are really tired of the whole sunscreen routine. You have to grab an unwilling wiggly kid and slather them all over while trying to maintain a grip on their increasingly slippery body. READ MORE
Our children are often plugged in all-day to study, play, and connect with family and friends. Digital platforms provide us so many positive opportunities – but they can have a darker side. How do we protect our kids? READ MORE
Spanking isn’t good for any child. Pediatricians at Kaiser Permanente and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree – spanking is a poor way to discipline a child.
But parents often ask: Why not spank to teach a child right from wrong? READ MORE
One sunny day years ago my first child, a happy shaggy-haired 3-year-old, with a fistful of vegetables he had picked in the backyard garden, stood knocking on the kitchen door. I looked at him through the glass and said jokingly, “What’s the magic password?” READ MORE