My Fear-Based Choice

I do not vaccinate my children. What thoughts come to mind when you discover that? Rage? Fear? Confusion? Compassion? Understanding? What thoughts jump into your mind? She must be an uneducated person who thinks they cause autism. Obviously she just follows the media...

The Problem with “Good Touch, Bad Touch”

Teaching our children the differences between “good touch” and “bad touch” has been preached about for quite some time as a means of protecting those children from possible sexual abuse. It sounds good and makes a great deal of sense to the...

Why Do You Punish Your Child?

Children today have it pretty rough. We ask them to carry loads that most adults could not fathom, from grueling school and homework schedules to perfect attitudes and behavior at all times. On top of the overwhelming responsibilities, they must carry around fear of...

When Your Child Can’t Speak

Signs of Sexual Abuse in Young Children The idea of anyone bringing harm to a young child is heart-wrenching for parents everywhere. But the reality is that child molesters do target younger children, including infants and toddlers. Sometimes the abuse is ongoing and...

Want to Be a Better Parent? Try This

There are books and blogs galore on how to improve our parenting. Turn off the TV. Be present. Eat dinner together. Listen. The list of tips is endless. While each piece of advice may help transform your relationship with your child, there is one thing, one line of...