Posts Tagged ‘Parenting PhD’

Bullying and Adults: What’s the Big Deal?

Bullying and Adults: What’s the Big Deal?
By Kristen Berthiaume: Recently, there’s been a lot of focus in the news on bullying in adults, especially on extreme cases from the NFL like that of Richie Incognito (this is his last name – really) and Jonathan Martin, which is believed to have involved obscene and racist voice mails, death...
April 2nd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Work Family Balance

Parenting with a PhD: Work Family Balance
By: Kristen Berthiaume Recently, a friend of mine from High School wrote a FaceBook status that I think many of parents can relate to: how do I balance the financial and emotional needs of my family? Some days, I feel like this question practically defines my life. After a full day’s work, my kids...
January 22nd, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Anxiety

Parenting with a PhD: Anxiety
By Kristen Berthiaume: Kids Who Can’t Make Mistakes. For most of our kids, making mistakes is just a part of daily life. They mess up again and again (and again…AND again…) and, if we’re lucky, eventually learn from it. But, for perfectionistic kids, mistakes are monumental. These kids become...
November 20th, 2013 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Gratitude Revisited.

Parenting with a PhD: Gratitude Revisited.
By Kristen Berthiaume: It’s that time again – time for your FB newsfeed to be filled with daily postings of what people are thankful for! By Black Friday, you’ll probably be thankful for a return to the usual fare of crazy political rants and random YouTube videos. If public displays of gratitude...
November 12th, 2013 | columns & features, contributors, featured | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Social Skills

Parenting with a PhD: Social Skills
By Kristen Berthiaume: Dear Parenting with a Ph.D. I have a 10-year-old sweet daughter who has been experiencing difficulties with girls since kindergarten. We live in a neighborhood with four other girls her age and for the longest time she has been left out by the group. No one is outwardly “mean”...
October 24th, 2013 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Helping Your Child Deal with “Mean Girls” (& Boys)

Parenting with a PhD: Helping Your Child Deal with “Mean Girls” (& Boys)
By Kristen Berthiaume: Now that we’re fully into the school year, the shine is wearing off and true colors are showing through. Your child may have come home with tales of a classmate who is belittling or blows hot and cold, depending on her mood. Although it’s tempting to write this off as kids...
September 23rd, 2013 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Let’s Talk about Sex, Baby!

Parenting with a PhD: Let’s Talk about Sex, Baby!
I cringe at the very idea of writing this article. I realize we’re both adults and you know the ins and outs of this sex stuff (Sorry – poor choice of words…) but, still, this is a touchy subject and I don’t think many parents relish the idea of covering it with their kids. I have to confess...
August 1st, 2013 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: The Bucket List

Parenting with a PhD: The Bucket List
By: Kristen Berthiaume The Bucket List: It’s Not Just for Summer Anymore! If you’re one if those “on the ball” kinda moms, you’ve probably made a Summer Bucket List (add link to Bham Mommy article – maybe it’s from last year?) with your kids. The list is most likely bright...
July 8th, 2013 | columns & features, featured | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Putting Scary Dreams to Bed

Parenting with a PhD: Putting Scary Dreams to Bed
By: Kristen Berthiaume, PhD It’s the beginning of summer and you’re too busy having fun or trying to keep track of which camp your kid goes to today for a long article (also, I have a newborn so there’s that).  This one will be brief. If you’re like 90-something % of Americans (not an actual...
May 29th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Separation Anxiety

Parenting with a PhD: Separation Anxiety
By: Kristen Berthiaume PhD Every Time You Go Away… Helping Your Kid Deal with Separation Anxiety My thanks to Hall & Oates for the title (you’re singing it in your head now, aren’t you? Sorry about that…). Separation anxiety is a normal part of development that typically occurs in infants...
April 29th, 2013 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More