A Stepparent’s Survival Guide for the Holidays
If you are a step-parent, have a step-parent, or know someone who is, don’t miss this guide to step-parenting during the holidays from MomPrep expert Dr. Kathryn Smerling.
We are right in the throws of the holiday season and nerves are starting to fray even in the best of families.… Read the rest
MomPrep expert Dr. Kathryn Smerling recently gave us all some fabulous advice on losing the mommy guilt that plagues us all. I got so many positive responses that I asked her for more info. Read below for 5 quick tips to break free from the mommy guilt. … Read the rest
Every mom (and dad!) that I know suffers from this to some extent: ‘Mommy Guilt’. But striving to be a “perfect parent” is certainly not the best use of our time or energy. I asked MomPrep expert Dr. Kathryn Smerling to weigh in with her thoughts on this TERRIBLE affliction.… Read the rest
MomPrep Expert Dr. Kathryn Smerling has some very wise words about how to help our children and ourselves cope with the aftermath of the recent storm.
A Guest Blog: Teaching the Act of Giving
I am discombobulated. The aftermath of mega-hurricane Sandy has left even those unaffected by the ravages of the storm anxiety-ridden, disconnected and thrown off balance.… Read the rest
MomPrep Expert Dr. Kathryn Smerling has some great advice on listening to our little ones.
A Guest Blog: Children Sense More Than We Realize
If we really listen to our children, we may find that they are smarter than we think.… Read the rest
Deciding how you want to parent your children is such an important (and challenging!) decision. Dr. Kathryn Sterling weighs in below on her tips for how to establish your parenting approach.
A Guest Blog: Repair or Repeat – What Will Your Parenting Style Be?… Read the rest
You may remember Dr. Kathryn Sterling from this season of “Pregnant in Heels”, where she helped me out with some of my toughest cases. She’s also a member of my expert panel, offering helpful bits of advice on how we can improve our parenting to be the moms and dads we each want to be. … Read the rest