Positive Parenting: Replace Antiquated Spanking With Positive Discipline

by: Lesley Iwinski Do you remember riding on your mother or father’s lap in the front seat of the car?

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Positive Parenting: Pay for Chores Or Are they a Family Responsibility?

by: Dr. Lesley Iwinski Let’s rethink this idea of assigning chores to children, and whether to pay them. First, reconsider

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Positive Parenting: The Perfect Gift? Unconditional Love

The holidays are here again! We all learn from a young age to make a list of gifts we want

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Positive Parenting: What to do When a Child Bites or Hits

Your 3-year-old daughter just bit the arm of your friend’s 3-year-old son. Hard. When your child bites or hits, it

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Positive Parenting: ‘Peaceful Parent’ Book Enlightens Local Mom

Ellen Fairbanks of Lexington is the mother of 3½- and 2-year-old boys and is expecting her third child in November.

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Liberate Kids From tyranny of Indoors

Liberate Kids From tyranny of Indoors

Do you want your child to be physically strong? Lean and fit? Have a good imagination? Be able to focus and attend to things?

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How to Respond to A Disrespectful Teen

How to Respond to A Disrespectful Teen

Feeling disrespected is something that really drives parents to react strongly.

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Reading to Your Child Creates Lifelong Bonds

Reading to Your Child Creates Lifelong Bonds

Childhood literacy is a popular topic in education largely because of the proven benefits:  better communication skills, improved vocabulary, more sophisticated problem-solving skills and greater earning potential.

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