17 Kind Ways To Say No To Your Child

On Setting Limits Juliet looked at her mom, her hands already on the paint pot. “Mama? Can we paint some more. Please?” Her mom, tired and in the middle of signing a school memo, looked at her daughter and sighed. … Continue reading

Does My Child Read Too Much?

Dear Hand in Hand, My daughter’s school is really pushing reading. They constantly say how reading opens the world and makes for a more ready and open learner. I’ve always thought I was quite lucky because my 7-year-old girl just … Continue reading

Take a Time Out from Time Outs

  Your son has been acting out all day. First he grabbed his friend’s toy truck at a playdate and refused to play nicely. He threw it across the room when you asked him to return it. Then when you … Continue reading