The word “mother” makes me think of two things. It makes me think of my mother, and all the things she has done for my three sisters and me....
On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner continues the conversation about anxiety with child psychotherapist Marjorie Landever. Learn the “types” of kids who are prone to anxiety, and listen as she gives specific tools for parents. ...Read more 0
Sign language can help ease frustration for children between the ages of eight months and 2 years. At this age, children begin to know what they want, need and feel, but don't always have the oral-motor and verbal skills to express themselves. Basic sign language can help decrease frustration for both caregiver and child, promote early language skills and enhance the bond between the infant and those who sign. ...Read more 0
According to the Public Children Services Association of Ohio, as of last July, 31 percent of children in custody were ages 12-17, and 913 children aged out of the system. While many families pursue building a family through adoption and imagining parenting younger children, there is a great need for teen foster and adoption. ...Read more 0
The end of the school year likely means lunch packing and breakfast prep for your kids has gotten a bit monotonous. Cleveland reporter, food blogger and video podcaster Jen Picciano shares some simple recipes and fun ideas to revamp your kids' meals for the remaining days of school and into summer break. ...Read more 0
Today, with the popularity of earbuds and other personal listening devices, it’s hard to know if your child or teenager is listening to music at a safe level. Hearing loss caused by loud sound, also known as noise-induced hearing loss, is permanent — but fortunately, it also is 100% preventable. ...Read more 0
The school year is coming to an end. However, regardless of best efforts, some students are faced with the prospect of being retained instead of moving to the next grade with their peers. This can be a tough decision for both parents and students. Learn how to discuss the news with your child, as well as advice for easing the process based on a child's age and grade level. ...Read more 0
When someone harms your child, it can be difficult to know what to do. Abuse can happen anywhere, and come from any source: an adult, another child, an otherwise trusted...