Parenting Blog

Kids and money.  Not simple! We want our kids to understand money, value money, and save money. But we don’t often let them use money – especially money over which they have some control. Dr. G gives 10 ways to teach kids to be savvy about spending and saving. AND you’ll find out why it […]
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We love the library! Going, looking , reading, borrowing, the library – and the books we get to bring home – is a favorite destination for all of my boys. They walk there excited, remember (mostly) to be quiet, and run home loaded down with new treasures. Then, a couple of weeks later, the alarm rings […]
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A victory lap in parenting? Dr. G was invited to discuss parenting as kids grow up on CBS’ Pittsburgh Today Live. Host Kristine Sorensen and Dr. G were joined by Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and his wife Kathy to talk about the 8 Fitzgerald kids and the lessons their parents have learned. How should […]
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Does your family have some time off? When we are busy with school and work and schedules, I often start planning vacations, at least in my mind. It seems like such a great idea to have an outing (or twelve), or a trip somewhere, lined up for when the kids are off school and we […]
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Take kids to the doctor. Most of us are good with that parenting task. We take them for check ups, when they’re not feeling well or acting right, take them when we’re worried or sense a problem. We bring kids to get forms filled out, boxes checked. But there is one more great reason to […]
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