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Why Do They Whine? 5 Ways to Change the Behavior

By pwsadmin | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whining is a problem for almost every parent. When children don’t get their way, whining is often a last-ditch effort to get you to change your mind. Those long, high-pitched protests from your child can instantly raise the blood pressure […]

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Four Ways To Calm Yourself

By pwsadmin | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

4 Ways to Calm Yourself When Dealing With Your Child’s Potent Emotions On the parenting roller coaster of emotion, it often seems that anger is expressed more than any other, and the daily pressures of life don’t make keeping your […]

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The Importance of Connecting Daily With Your Kids

By pwsadmin | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today’s lifestyle is focused on electronic connections. The amount of screen time has exploded along with the information age. Studies show that teens spend approximately nine hours a day in front of screens. Kids aged 8-12 get about six hours […]

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Understanding Limits and Consequences

By pwsadmin | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Understanding Limits and Consequences, and Why They’re Important Rules make modern life possible. Without restrictions on how we use common resources, communicate, and work together, a civilized society could not exist. Your family unit is a miniature reflection of the […]

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Gearing up for the Holidays – Teaching Gratitude In the Midst of Consumerism

By pwsadmin | January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The holiday season is everyone’s favorite time of year. All of the lights, food, and festivities tantalize our senses and invoke feelings of playful merriment despite the cold weather. As adults, we know that celebrations for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas […]

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Bullying 101: What You Need to Know if Your Child is Being Bullied

By pwsadmin | January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Statistics show that one out of every four school children in the United States has been bullied. Prolonged and unchecked, bullying can contribute to depression, anxiety, and other emotional problems for the victim. In extreme cases, bullying can lead to thoughts […]

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Is Your Child Over-scheduled? What to Do if They Are

By pwsadmin | January 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

It’s no secret that American adults are overworked. US workers clock in a whopping 47 hours per week at their jobs, more than any other country in the world. Grown-ups aren’t the only ones putting in overtime. A recent survey […]

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10 Tips on Good Parenting

By pwsadmin | January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Parenting involves a certain amount of discretion. There is no one standard rule for all children. Different children may need different levels of attention, expressions of love, and toughness. Suppose I was standing in a coconut garden and you asked […]

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Addressing Sibling Aggression: How to Help Your Kids Play Peacefully

By pwsadmin | January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yelling, hitting, and fighting between siblings is a natural part of growing up. According to the Mayo Clinic, occasional bickering and name-calling prove that a child is learning to speak up for themselves. Excess confrontations or physical violence, however, can […]

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4 Ways to Manage You and Your Child’s Emotions During the Fall Frenzy

By pwsadmin | January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Autumn is a time of transition. Just as students are getting comfortable with the new school year, Daylight Savings Time disrupts our schedules. Unpredictable weather patterns, special events, and a steady stream of visitors further upset our plans. The constant […]

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