Tag: problem

Kids and Comfort Objects

Aidyn was all set to start big kid school. He could identify his ABCs and counting to thirty was a piece of cake. Kindergarten...

Who, Me? Snore?

If your spouse says the dog is more welcome in bed than you are, it might be time to do something about your snoring....

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls

REACH Social Skills Camp REACH is designed for children with difficulties displaying appropriate social and problem solving skills.

Love a Toe Walker? 


Toe walking is a common pattern of early locomotion in healthy, young children and is almost always in both legs at the same time....

Can Sibs Be Friends?

Since I started blogging at Parenting by the Book for Richmond Family Magazine, I have read twenty-four titles from experts on everything from our...

Your Child’s Happiness

The middle school I used to teach at distributed “Grover Gold” to students whenever they helped out by running an errand for a teacher,...

Health Check

When Cheryl Ratcliff’s son Tim was seven years old, he was convinced his Superman cape would allow him to fly and leapt off the...

Prominent Ears?

While they don’t result in hearing issues for anyone, prominent ears can have a significant psychological impact on children. Most kids (and the parents who...

Time-outs and Tween Moods

Q: I’ve seen a friend try to give time-outs to her 2-yearold. She’s holding the child in a chair and telling him it’s a...

Learning Disabilities

When her son’s teacher contacted her about his inability to stay focused and complete tasks, Alisa Brookshire was angry. She says, “At first, I...