Being aware of our feelings when we’re interacting with our kids is an important part of parenting. When we’re self-aware, it gives us a more accurate understanding of our child’s feelings and separates the feeling from the person. Look at feelings as comfortable and uncomfortable. In this video I have some tips on how to manage … continue reading
There are three common parenting styles including authoritarian, permissive, and choices. Take a look at your parenting and what style you might tend gravitate towards. Here’s my next video where I talk about how giving a child choices might be the best model.
Parenting is an everyday challenge. We all need to stop and reflect sometimes about our parenting style, what’s working and what isn’t, and how we can improve our interactions. This is the first of a series of videos that offer some important ideas to think about as you work to raise a child that is happy, healthy, confident, … continue reading
Control constipation. There is a direct link between bladder and bowel function. The bowels must be emptied every day. Almost all kids who wet themselves are constipated. Empty the bladder every few hours during the day. Kids need to empty their bladder before it feels full. Prompting by an adult, or a vibrating “potty time” … continue reading
Billings Clinic invites you to an open house at the new Bob and Penni Nance Pediatric Unit on Saturday, January 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A presentation and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 11:45 a.m. The unit is located on the second floor of the east wing of Billings Clinic hospital above the … continue reading