4 Tips to Maximize Quality Time with Your Child

Whether it’s taking time to watch your children learn to read, enjoying the great outdoors or finding a few minutes to snuggle up together, parents love to spend time with their children. Children equally love and deserve this type of quality attention as they grow.   Although time seems short once we become parents, there are ways to get the most…

Six Ways to Set Effective Limits with Your Child

To set effective limits with your child takes perseverance. All children test the limits of their parents but there are some effective strategies that can be taken to successfully set these limits.  Jessica Minahan explains ways you can put boundaries in place with these six practical tips: “Exasperated parents often tell me they have a willful child who insist on…

5 Ways to Bypass a Standoff with Your Child

When teaching children to learn to read, do household chores, finish homework and other related tasks, parents want to be their best friend through the process. The role of parenting however, can often interfere with the hope for household peace.  Behavior analyst and special educator Jessica Minahan shares 5 great ways to bypass this potential issue: “It’s all too common…