By: Carol Maxym, Ph.D. Helicopter Parenting is a term coined by Dr. Haim Ginott in 1969, and is used to describe a parent that is overly focused on and involved in his or her child’s life. Do you find yourself questioning your child’s every move? Are you constantly hovering over everything he or she is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By: Carol Maxym Ph.D. Many of us are familiar with the boiling frog metaphor. Below, you’ll see how kids and teens use different tactics such as intimidation and manipulation to create chaos and unhappiness. HOW TO BOIL A FROG RECIPE 1. Place a frog in large pot of cool water. Place the pot on stove. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By: Carol Maxym Ph.D. Being a parent is hard work, but it can also be one of the most rewarding responsibilities in life. At times, it can be difficult to make decisions in a world that’s hyper-saturated with marketing that targets children both online and off. I want to share an anecdote about a trip […]Continue Reading... No Comments.