This morning, I was called to meet with my son’s first grade teacher. And much like the days back when I was the one in trouble, my palms grew sweaty and I wondered what he’d done.  Was it attention issues? Was he bullying? Forgetting to flush? Vast images of first grade naughtiness raced through my […]

A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope Tips for Parents and Teachers Whenever a national tragedy occurs, such as terrorist attacks or natural disasters, children, like many people, may be confused or frightened. Most likely they will look to adults for information and guidance on how to react. Parents and school personnel can help children cope […]

Don’t know about you other moms, but for me pregnancy brought visions of future tea cup parties, barbie dolls, cooking and hair play — a far cry from the scientific explorations and new adventures that my “baby” boy has brought me on. Take for example, his latest toy robot. It came in a box with […]

“Mommy, my legs hurt!!!” I was talking with a few other moms about a common problem we share with our growing children. Leg cramps, otherwise know as growing pains. I certainly had them, and now my son who is six does too. I can personally attest to the fact that when you are six, nothing […]