Routine & Structure

Why routine and structure are vital to your child's life. Parenting strategies that help you implement family structure.

Poor Hygiene in Children: “My Kid Stinks-Help!”

By Sara Bean, M.Ed.

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“My kid is such a pig! I can’t take it anymore!” Every day we talk to parents on the Parental Support Line whose kids won’t shower or brush their teeth for days—or weeks—on end. Maybe your child refuses to put on deodorant or wash his face. Perhaps your daughter wears the same lived-in clothes every day... Read more »

Consistent Parenting: How to Unlock the Secret

By James Lehman, MSW

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"Being consistent is the hardest thing of all," many parents tell us. And it's so true—it’s easy to lay down a rule and then let it slide when you’re tired or in a hurry. In this article, James Lehman explains why consistency is the key to your child’s behavior—and tells you ways to keep on... Read more »

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