My Kid's Not Ready to Unmask Even Though Her Friends Are Doing It. How Do I Help Her Embrace Her Choice?
The decision for a kid to mask or not mask will hopefully be a short-lived conflict, but Parents.com's "Ask Your Mom" columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., says gaining confidence in making a different choice from friends builds skills to last a lifetime.
When it comes to kids and social media, Parents Ask Your Mom columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., suggests working together to set up reasonable family rules and expectations.
My Kid's Toddler Tantrums Are Getting Out of Hand. How Do I Help Her Express Anger In A Healthier Way?
While our toddlers' brains are under construction to gain more control over their anger, Parents Ask Your Mom expert Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., says we can help in two critical areas: co-regulation and communicating we are comfortable with anger as long as everyone stays safe.
Sleepaway camp can be the perfect opportunity for our children to build confidence, independence, and resilience. Parents Ask Your Mom columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., says if we can manage our own worries and show them we trust they can take on a new experience, kids are more likely to thrive.
The more calm we are as parents, the less out of control everyone feels. But how can we do that? Here's how to shift from being reactive to responsive when our children act out.
Arguing and negotiating rules is a healthy and normal part of being a tween, but Parents Ask Your Mom columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., says there are ways parents can respond to support their growth.
Learning how to be a new parent means learning how to set baby boundaries that might disappoint loved ones. Here are strategies to strengthen parents' confidence to stick with what works best for them.
Help! Kid Chaos Makes Me Yell
We all know yelling doesn't calm the kid chaos. Parents Ask Your Mom columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., shares some strategies and mindfulness techniques to help parents curb the yelling.
Boundaries are essential for healthy relationships, but even the most loving grandparents can cross lines. "Ask Your Mom" columnist Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., shares strategies for setting limits.