5 Secrets for Successful Cooking with Kids

Cooking with kids is a great way to have fun and learn about math and science. When kids are in the kitchen with you, it creates a sense of closeness and also helps in using their math and science skills to do something the entire family can enjoy. These tips should help you with including […]

Reduce your stress and worry: Cook together with curry!

Is your family isolated from each other, focused on Internet surfing, texting, or interacting more in the virtual world than the real world? Cooking together is not only a nourishing way to feed the family, it can also be an opportunity to reconnect and spend some quality time together. Cooking together creates opportunities for conversations, […]

Dr. Renee’s Holiday Pick of the Week

These are smart toys that boost developmental skills and are fun! We will be featuring one toy for a specific age group each week during the holiday season. These toys can be purchased right from the link on the blog.

I love, love, love Reptangles, Winner of the 2010 Parent’s Choice Award. What a way […]

Dr. Renee Appeared on ABC News.com’s “Healthy Living”

Dr. Renee Clauselle recently appeared on ABC News.com’s “Healthy Living” segment to discuss ways parents can deal with their child’s temper tantrums. She also showed parents how they can understand and control their child’s emotions.

What Is Self-Esteem and How Can Your Child Develop It?

In his 1969 book The Psychology of Self-Esteem, Nathaniel Branden defined self-esteem as “…the experience of being competent to cope with the basic challenges of life and being worthy of happiness.” According to Branden, self-esteem is the sum of self-confidence (a feeling of personal capacity) and self-respect (a feeling of personal worth). It exists as […]

April is Autism Awareness Month

I am here to remind everyone that April is Autism Awareness Month and urge parents to look for warning signs of autism and to seek Early Intervention services for their child.

The month-long campaign, sponsored by Autism Speaks, brings to the forefront the prevalence of autism in children to educate parents about the growing rate […]

Bullying Prevention Starts at Home

On March 10, the White House hosted a Conference on Bullying Prevention in which students, parents, educators and community leaders discussed ways to combat this problem which affects 13 million students in the U.S. — roughly one-third of the school-age population — who are victims of bullying.

President and First Lady Obama spoke on how […]

To Stop Bullying, Parents Should Be Role Models

At the March 10 White House Conference for Bullying Prevention, First Lady Michelle Obama touched on the issue of adults’ responsibility to model respect. Oftentimes, children repeat what they see being done at home by their parents, or by adults in the community.

We often think bullying happens between children only. However, it also happens […]

Talk to Your Kids about What Happened at School

On March 10, the White House hosted a Conference on Bullying Prevention in which students, parents, educators and community leaders discussed ways to combat this problem which affects 13 million students in the U.S. — roughly one-third of the school-age population — are victims of bullying.

President Obama spoke on how sometimes it is difficult […]

Dr. Renee Clauselle Praises White House’s Efforts to Address Bullying at a National Level

Dr. Renee Clauselle, Founder, Child & Family Psychology, says the White House is providing a valuable service for the students, parents and teachers by holding a roundtable discussion at the national level to address the problem of bullying that takes place in the nation’s schools.

The White House Conference on Bullying Prevention is scheduled to […]