Should I Track My Child’s Phone Without Them Knowing? Try This, Instead.

Should I track my child’s phone without them knowing? You’re not the first one to wrestle with that question. But before you venture down a path of deception,

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5 Things That Will Make You See Your Kid’s Education Totally Differently

Teachers see things differently. I’m a teacher. The kind that’s in charge of your kid’s education. And I get a lot of emails from parents that start with

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A Counselor Shares Her Family Communication Activities

Article Goals: Get Kids To Listen Communicate More Effectively Reduce Family Fighting Anyone has the power to transform relationships, even a 9-year-old boy. True Story: There’s this family

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Harry Potter and the 7 Secrets of Successful Teaching

[thrive_headline_focus title=”Successful teaching is like magic.” orientation=”left”] [bctt tweet=”You may not know what the teacher is doing, but you know when it’s working. #education #harrypotter” username=”LiesAboutParent”] I recently

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5 Ways to Get Kids Outside Without All the Fuss

We allow fear to get in the way of positive things. Even though our kids don’t know it, parents are afraid sometimes too—afraid that the children we love

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8 Things A Pediatrician Wants You To Know

What does your pediatrician really think of you?For over a decade, I’ve been the one sitting on that spinny stool, talking to parents about every pediatric issue under

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How to Help Your Child Relate to Kids With Special Needs

How do I help my kids act around kids with special needs?When we see our kids gazing at someone that looks or act differently than us, we’re quick

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10 Ways to Raise a Reader For Life

What can you do, as a parent, to raise a reader? In our efforts to “educate” our children, educational systems have placed so much emphasis on learning that

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8 Ways to Empower Kids to Love Their Bodies

There’s a battle going on in your backyard.In your bathroom.On your big screen.It’s a battle with the side of yourself that you hope your kids don’t notice.Health vs.

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