Category: Raising Children

Create a Contract with Your Child

By Guest Blogger Stacy Leighton with Forsyth Family magazine I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Ready? Since the dawn of time, every parent has flown by the...

My Son Survived Middle School Without a Cell Phone

By Anonymous My son just finished 8th grade and will be moving on to high school next year. His middle school years were what most would call predictable. He made lots...

“Mom, Where Do Babies Come From?”

By Guest Blogger Michelle Bostian, LCSW We all value honesty and we want so much to instill this in our children.  But what do we do when the questions they ask back us...

The One Kid Struggle

By Heather Miller My youngest child is preschool age. Her two sisters are school age. For some reason, that is completely unknown to me, preschool summer break starts...

Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

By Katie Moosbrugger Finding trustworthy, reliable child care is not only an important decision, but an overwhelming one. There are so many factors to consider,...

A Month Without TV

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper, author of the blog Plaid, Peals and Toddler Stains I’d like to say this was my idea and I was strong enough to enforce it on my family,...

Is Your Child Experiencing Screen Addiction?

By Guest Blogger Brian Heller, MS, LPC Do you find yourself bombarded with questions from your children about when they will be allowed to watch their next show, play...

Celebrate Your Chatty Child

By Guest Blogger Lisa Doss with Forsyth Family magazine Well before the ideas are formed into words and sentences, some children will be driven by the need to test...

Things to Do with Your Teen this Summer

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines “Hey, what do you think about going on a cruise?” I am talking to my 16 year old daughter, or rather the back of her head, trying in...

Sometimes I Think I’m Losing My Mind

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Today I found a pair of underwear in my powder room sink. Size six boxer briefs, with the Star Wars logo on the side. They were not wet or...