How to Raise Empathetic Kids

Einav Keet

Children are not born having empathy and instead tend to be “all about me”, understanding only themselves and their own needs.

How to Raise a Lifelong Learner

Christine Elgersma

While your child’s grades are important, what about the sparkle in their eyes when they discover a new bug in the backyard or see a painting that inspires their own art?

Being Your Kids’ Mom…Not Their Friend

Susan Bartell, Psy.D.

“My mom is my best friend.” How often do you see words like these on social media? You might think it’s sweet and innocent. Maybe you even strive to be your child’s friend. If you do, you’re not alone! But there are some dangers inherent in this dynamic that I think all parents should understand. The “friend” phenomenon can manifest …