Choosing Toys: When Less is Really More

By Lindsay Dunckel, Ph.D. This time of year, parents are inundated with advertisements and catalogs showing toys full of pizzazz—toys that light up, talk, even interact. Micro chips are everywhere, and children today can have a roomful of toys that entertain them, wondrous things that we parents never even dreamed of in our childhood. Imagine […]

Managing Expectations this Christmas

posted by Carol White My mom just send me a funny article from the San Jose Mercury News titled, “For Christmas this year, it’s all about managing expectations.”  Mike Cassidy writes about trying to convince his family that this year Christmas is going to be like the Whos down in Whoville, holding hands and singing with no presents […]