- Q What is the role of the kitchen in family life?
Dr. Kathleen Hall, Preventive MedicineThe current trend of remodeling kitchens and filling them with gadgets and gizmos is our attempt to reconnect with times past, when the kitchen was the heart of the home. We all yearn to reclaim the comfort and joy of eating and cooking in the... Full Answer
- Q How can I develop an honest relationship with my family?
Dr. Kathleen Hall, Preventive MedicineThere are simple ways to help develop honesty in your family. Research continues to reveal the positive psychological virtues fostered by simply eating dinner together as a family. You create a forum for the cultivation of honesty and vulnerability when... Full Answer
- Q What kind of rules should I develop for my family?
Dr. Lynne Kenney, PsychologyFar more than needing to be told what not to do, your children need to be told what to do – and more importantly, how to do it. You want to raise thinking children, problem-solving children. You’re not bad parents if you operate with... Full Answer
- Q How can we help our child overcome jealousy of our newborn?
Armin Brott, PediatricsYou can help the elder sibling get over his jealousy of a newborn by: Start by telling him—often—that you and Mom love him very much and that those feelings will never change. Keep a few small presents around in case big brother feels left... Full Answer