Tagged: parenting

Do Something Actually Fun With Your Kids

Every morning I awaken to the same question: “Daddy, will you play with me?” (I mean “awaken to” to be taken literally here; usually this question is posed loudly to me by a three-year-old...

Children, teens, and the safety of psychotropic medicines

Medicines prescribed for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders — known as psychotropic drugs — have largely been studied in adults. This concerns many parents whose children take these drugs...

Feel Happier by Embracing Kid Stuff

Let’s be real, everything about 2020 is getting old, fast. It was cute when we were all home for a couple weeks, taking in what Tuesday afternoon actually looks like in our home. But...

Use Type-in Programs to Teach Kids to Code

Type-in programs were big in the 80’s. Virtually all computer magazines and books use to publish code listings in BASIC. Kids spent hours at a time to type-in the programs, debug them and see...

4 parenting tips to break the negativity loop

“It’s a beautiful day outside,” you say, smiling. Your son replies, “It’s supposed to rain later.” You share, “That game was fun!” Your daughter adds, “I messed up one of my turns.” If you...