Tag Archive: Parenting

The Art of Being a Mom

Contributed by Eva Fleming When my daughter was 13-years old, she started to master the longboard, a kind of board larger than its counterpart the skateboard. She had fun with her friends going… Continue reading

Why We Should Stop Comparing Our Children

Contributed by Eva Fleming I am always disappointed when after only a few days of school, the first thing my kids’ teachers have to say is, “your son is finally breaking out of… Continue reading

Powerful Parenting: Anger Management Tips for Children

Contributed by Nadia Persun, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Anger occurs when a person of any age is feeling overwhelmed and overpowered. It is our way to say “No, stop it! I don’t like… Continue reading

Your Kids and their Different Personalities

Contributed by Eva Fleming I knew I was in for a treat when I brought my third child home from the hospital. He had to be rocked all the time and never, I… Continue reading

What am I Passing on to my Kids:  A Gift or Baggage?

Contributed by Eva Fleming What specific character traits, positive or negative, did you learn from your mother? What about your father? How are you most like your grandmother or grandfather? Answering these questions… Continue reading

How to Balance Technology in the Home

Contributed by Eva Fleming Each generation of parents has their own unique challenges and ours is clearly the excess of technology our children are being bombarded with. The problem is so new that… Continue reading

Listen With Your Heart

Contributed by Omaira Gonzalez I remember a time when my daughter and I were getting ready to attend a women’s conference. She had been asked to perform a dance that day. As we… Continue reading

Stuck inside? Don’t lose your parenting sanity…

Contributed by Dr. Alicia La hoz   If you have children, your patience may be tested as you enter into a second day of school closings due to the weather – not to… Continue reading

Sibling Rivalry

Contributed by Eva Fleming  |  2013   The Olsen twins are the most famous siblings I know. When I see them I make two observations: They like high-end fashion and complement one another… Continue reading

Truth is…Raising Kids today is a Challenge

That’s the plain truth according to parents from the Chicagoland area. Whether raising an infant, toddler, preteen, or teenager, the role of a parent or caretaker has become a much more complicated task.… Continue reading