What can you do if your child is struggling with a behavior or mood problem? The starting place in helping them is to determine whether the problem is simply a normal adjustment reaction to a stressful situation.
There is no other job in which you receive so much unsolicited advice as parenting. The noise of this advice, combined with your own internal uncertainty, creates endless doubt.
When are children able to know that others think differently than they do and have different preferences, wants and needs?
Applied Behavior Analysis, the science of behavior change, is a proven effective method for changing undesirable behavior.
First Impressions of Routt County, the Early Childhood Education Council, endorse the Steamboat Springs School District RE-2 Referendum 3C, which requests funding for full-day kindergarten.
The Steamboat Teen Council is a group of teens in the Yampa Valley who work together to create a community in which teens have a voice in social, political, and environmental issues.
When I was 5 years old, my parents told me they were getting a divorce. At first, I thought it was a good thing, because they wouldn’t be arguing any more. Then, I wondered if it was my fault that they were arguing, because they didn’t agree on rules for me.
Have you taken the time to make an emergency plan for your children?
Long day? Overwhelmed by your to-do list, and the ice cream is melting in the car? Yes, you say? Let’s make those pick-ups peaceful and quick.
As a parent, you know that reading to your child is crucial to his or her language development and preparation for school. If you’re already reading to your child, what are the benefits of attending storytime at the library?
Tina Harlow will present a free parenting workshop, "Bright Minds, Busy Bodies: A Different Lens for Viewing High Energy Children,” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Historic Routt County Courthouse BCC Room.
While the return to a daily routine that comes with the beginning of a new school year may be a relief for some parents, teens may not feel the same relief. For many, school, and the stressors that come with it, can have a tremendous impact on their personalities.
Being active participants in their own learning helps children become self-directed in keeping themselves healthy in the long-term.
Why is Routt County United Way so passionate about preschool? Because early childhood education has a better return on investment than the stock market.
Smoking is an unhealthy habit that is especially harmful to pregnant women and their new babies. Low birth weights, risk of asthma, upper respiratory infections and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, are just a few of the risks to newborns from their mothers who smoke during pregnancy.