A good nutritious diet should always be a priority but it’s especially important to avoid certain foods if you do have braces so you can prevent cavities and avoid any damage to your teeth or your braces. Below is a list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to taking care of your … [Read more...] about Food vs. Braces: The Do’s and Don’ts
Parents are pushed to the limit by work and school schedules and most are running late and it’s only noon.There are too many stories of child abuse on the TV news and in newspapers that stop us in our tracks; just what would drive a parent do something like that to their own … [Read more...] about One Spill Away From Disaster
Parents in my Parents Anonymous Group often discussed bribery and rewards but many confused the two. What exactly is the difference and why does it matter?HINT: Bribes are not planned beforehand and parents are pressured in the moment; rewards are usually planned by the … [Read more...] about Bribery And Rewards: What’s The Difference?
“You did it – it is your fault!”Many claim credit for positive things that occur; cleaning the bathroom mirror, feeding the dog or finding the answer to the riddle on page nine but nobody lays claim to anything negative.“I didn’t leave the milk sitting out!” “Those paper … [Read more...] about Blame & Shame
The following are some tips for encouraging a healthy body image for your teens:Be realistic but kind with your teen about their body: While it is important to never hurt your child's self esteem, it is also important to be realistic with your child. If your child is over-weight, … [Read more...] about Tips for Encouraging Healthy Body Image