Parenting Blog

Kids are more mature these days. This may very well be true, but there are a bunch of areas where we are allowing – maybe even pushing – our kids to jump well above their age. Are we hurting them? Could we avoid the pitfalls? Dr. G and John Burnett of CBS’ Pittsburgh Today Live […]
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Kids are safe. The news stories are alarming and overwhelming! But the statistics are incredibly reassuring. Our kids are safer from child abduction car vs pedestrian accidents bicycle riding deaths violent crime is less than when most parents were kids As a matter of fact, there has never been a safer time to be a kid in […]
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I work full time, and am the mother of two daughters aged 2 and 6.  My six year old, is in first grade and her buddies have those “Stay At Home Mom’s”  that tend to click together and organize playdates and classes during what are my work hours.  The Moms all get along and thus, […]
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“Kids today have no work ethic!” Everywhere I go, I hear this. Parents, coaches, college professors, HR departments, CEO’s… everyone is worried about the next generation. No accountability, no drive, no perseverance all are concerns voiced to me, everywhere from military bases to TV programs. That’s terrible. But there IS a silver lining. If you […]
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Sex. Drinking. Driving. Getting a Job. What do these things have in common? Your child will probably do all of them at some age. The question is, what age is the right one? As we have those conversations with our kids, many of them will ask a question parents dread: “How old were YOU, your […]
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