Parenting with a PhD: Free-Range vs. Helicopter Parents

By Kristen Berthiaume: You’ve probably heard of free-range chickens – those raised with some freedom to roam so they’re happier and less-stressed (and more delicious – apparently cortisol isn’t all ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Appropriate Complaints

Teach Your Kids to Complain! By: Kristen Berthiaume The punch line for this title is, of course, that your kids already know how to complain. They practice. All. Of. The. ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Facebragging

By Kristen Berthiaume: Dear Facebragger, Your friends don’t like it when you do that. Sincerely, Common Sense Ever wanted to message the above to someone? I feel like it regularly. ... Read More

Multiplicity: Managing Multiples

When you first find out that you’re having multiples and the shock wears off, one of the first things that crosses your mind is logistics. Sure you had plenty of ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Gratitude Revisited.

By Kristen Berthiaume: It’s that time again – time for your FB newsfeed to be filled with daily postings of what people are thankful for! By Black Friday, you’ll probably ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: The Bucket List

By: Kristen Berthiaume The Bucket List: It’s Not Just for Summer Anymore! If you’re one if those “on the ball” kinda moms, you’ve probably made a Summer Bucket List (add ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Separation Anxiety

By: Kristen Berthiaume PhD Every Time You Go Away… Helping Your Kid Deal with Separation Anxiety My thanks to Hall & Oates for the title (you’re singing it in your ... Read More

The Gray Area: Cause and Effect

By: Misty Smith Cause & Effect: Forgiveness or Revenge? Those possible turning points in relationships where the decision of forgiveness or revenge is the one we make. It’s that hurtful ... Read More