Dear Dr. Renee,I have young children and want to celebrate Memorial Day in a meaningful way. We don’t have anyone in our family who has served in the military or made that ultimate sacrifice. How can I observe this holiday with young children?-Rosie Dear Rosie, Thank you for wanting to teach your children what Memorial […]
It’s almost Mother’s Day
As we approach Mother’s Day, I thought I would share a few thoughts about why this amazing day can be so frustrating! Don’t get me wrong – it can be a super day, too! But I hear from so many moms about how disappointed they were on Mother’s Day. My goal is to help you […]
A Bad Case of the “Gimmes”
Does your child have a bad case of the “Gimmes” or the “I-wants”? “Give me this” and “I want that!” Parents often struggle with providing for their children while keeping their child from feeling entitled or falling into the “spoiled” category. Many parents feel like they are earning enough, so why shouldn’t they provide […]
3 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress!
Let’s face it. In America, holidays are a stressful time of year, no matter what religion you practice. From mid-November through the end of December there are family dinners, travel plans, presents to wrap, extra concerts and activities, school assignments, not to mention meetings and gatherings or parties at work and wrapping up the end […]