Sara Dimerman is a Psychologist, author and parenting expert in the Greater Toronto Area. Read more at helpmesara.com.
Is your child really incapable of some tasks, or just brilliant at playing dumb?
Developing patience and delaying gratification takes time.
Parents aren’t the only ones who can play favourites.
Saying ‘I’m sorry’ because you’ve been told to is merely an act of compliance. How do you make it mean something?
When well meaning relatives spoil your little one, how do you tactfully tell them to stop?
How to get kids past the grunt response.
Your child wants to walk to school alone, so do you think he or she is ready, and – more importantly – are you?
Although we know that spanking is not the ideal way to deal with difficult behaviour, we find that this is often the only thing that works. Help me Sara!
Should parents be concerned if their kid isn't excited about school?
My 11-year-old son and nine-year-old daughter never participate in household chores. I’m sick and tired of doing everything for them and not feeling any reciprocation. Help me Sara!