How to Inspire Your Kids to Spread Happiness

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Today is the International Day of Happiness!  While it might seem a bit much to dedicate a day to celebrating happiness, I think a day like this is … [Continue reading...]

How to Handle Conflict With Your Spouse

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One of my editors asked me to write an article about handling the conflict that naturally arises during a marriage.  Arguments happen - that doesn't … [Continue reading...]

Parenting Articles on Momtastic

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  I've been so busy freelancing everywhere else that I haven't taken the time to share everything here.  Many of you email me or look me up on … [Continue reading...]

Want Happy Kids? Teach Forgiveness.

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Forgiveness. Chances are you’ve talked to your kids about forgiveness at some point. You’ve probably asked one child to forgive the other child for … [Continue reading...]

Boys Will Be Boys No More

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To know me is to know that I can't stand it when parents make excuses for boys just because they are, well, boys.  He's just being a boy.  That's what … [Continue reading...]

That So-Called Mommy Problem

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  I love being a mom.  I fought long and hard to become a mom, and I really do love it.  I love being called mommy.  I love when other people … [Continue reading...]

Practical Help from Dr. G – The Book!

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By now you know that I’m a fan of simplicity. I know I probably drive some of you nuts with my constant plea for parents to dial things down. Let the … [Continue reading...]

How Play Helps ADHD

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  When I first started working with kids with learning differences, medication for ADHD was reserved for those who really needed it.  It was a … [Continue reading...]

Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder

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Many parents have concerns when it comes to sensory processing issues and toddlers.  The truth is that toddlers are all over the place.  Developmental … [Continue reading...]

How to Fix Toddler Sleep Problems

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  Tis the season...for tons of questions about formally amazing sleepers who now have sleep issues.  My inbox is overflowing with tired, … [Continue reading...]