Nancy Carlsson-Paige

Managing Anger Between Parent and Child

Managing Anger Between Parent and Child

Mothers often say that they get "horribly angry" with their young children. As one mother stated "I get so mad at them sometimes, mostly when they fight, that I end up screaming - no screeching - at them. I even told them I hate them one time recently. I feel so out of control...Read More »

Dumbed Down Parenting

Dumbed Down Parenting

Lots of parents tell me they rely on screen activities such as GameBoys, DVD players, and computers to entertain their kids when they are traveling, waiting for appointments, or sitting in restaurants.  “It’s so easy,” they tell me, “it really keeps them quiet.” Yes, the screens do engage kids, for sure.  But are there...Read More »

Taking the Long View

Taking the Long View

Recently our extended family, which included several of my grand children, took a trip together.  I delighted in spending time with all the children, and got to know five-year-old Antonio, one of the cousins, much better over the two weeks we were together. One evening when we were getting ready for a big family...Read More »