Parenting Tips

Fall Season Safety Tips

Fall Season Safety Tips

September 30, 2015

As the air turns cooler and leaves drop from the trees, it's important to keep a few important fall safety tips in mind.

Family Fun

December 8, 2014

Madison, Wisconsin is filled with family attractions designed with kids in mind, but most are engaging for teens and adults, too! Discover enriching themes--culture, heritage, environment, historical significance, leadership, and community--delivered in a meaningful and memorable way that is uniquely Madison.

One Liners

December 8, 2014

Kids seem to have a repertoire of “hooks” they use to get their parents to argue with them. Here are some
Love and Logic One-Liners that will get parents off the hook and cause children to do more of the
thinking.

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

November 4, 2014

At first, Maggie's parents thought she was slacking off. 

Quilts Provide More Than Warmth

Quilts Provide More Than Warmth

November 4, 2014

Church group's continued commitment to making and donating quilts provides a comfort to our youth.

Youth Flourish Through Creative Therapy

Youth Flourish Through Creative Therapy

October 1, 2014

Tom Farley leads an improv exercise at Orion Family Services.

Developing Your Child's Self Esteem

Developing Your Child's Self Esteem

September 15, 2014

Healthy self-esteem is like a child's armor against the challenges of the world. Kids who know their strengths and weaknesses and feel good about themselves seem to have an easier time handling conflicts and resisting negative pressures. They tend to smile more readily and enjoy life. These kids are realistic and generally optimistic.

Ten Favorite Parenting Techniques

August 6, 2014

1. 5/50: Parent can use only 5 words to get the child to time out i.e.: 

Helping Kids Cope With Stress

August 6, 2014

To adults, childhood can seem like a carefree time. But kids still experience stress. 

 

21 Creative Consequences

21 Creative Consequences

June 2, 2014

Disciplining our children takes dedication and effort. It also helps to mix in a little creativity when needed.