The empathy connection
When can children start to show that they care for others? West Camp behavior analyst and mental health counselor Stacey Trapani-Barber hints that it may begin earlier than we think.
A practical guide to a mindful home
Having a "mindful home" doesn't require doing yoga, posting Pinterest quotes, or mandatory meditation. You can live a mindful life without doing any of those things. Check out these practical tips from Mindfulness expert, Kathy Walsh
Child Behavior: Teaching kids money doesn't buy happiness
If you ask parents what they want for their children, they most often say, “I just want my child to be happy.” However, so many parents attempt to achieve that goal via the distorted popular culture messages that communicate that happiness is produced by the attainment of wealth, and that is not healthy. This focus on self-esteem as the Holy Grail of child rearing has resulted in what many authors and researchers have termed The Age of Entitlement, letting developmental wellness stagnate in the pursuit of material gain.