“Parenting skills…” the real red flag

We recognize the need for immediate responses to the cascade of tragedies we experienced this last week. But a longer-term, positive and preventive response is also essential if we are to transform our communities so that atrocities like those in Dayton and El Paso...

Not for Nothin’ …27 minutes

This week I enjoyed almost twice my lifetime allotment of fame! With deep gratitude to the many individuals who have helped Parents Forum over the past 25-plus years, I want to share the interview Susan Fleishman of Cambridge Community Television did with me. It is...

Good news within bad news…

We didn’t make the short list …sad face, but Parents Forum is recognized as an innovator in the Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen) campaign …happy face! Gen2Gen offers an opportunity to spread the word and engage volunteers in parenting education and...

File under ‘We knew that!’

The Week’s ‘health scare of the week’ describes research on the negative effects of helicopter parenting. Nicole Perry, the lead researcher on the project, described June 18, 2018, by the American Psychological Association, said,           “Our findings underscore the...