Cathi Cohen

September 13, 2017

The Impact of News on Kids

Your kids can’t help but encounter the news — they may hear about scary stuff on the playground at school, they may see the newsfeed on […]
September 12, 2017

Should You Punish Your Kids?

Imagine this scenario: You overhear an argument between your two daughters going on in the next room. When you go in to see what’s happening you […]
August 29, 2017

Coping Strategies for Parents in a Hurry

There’s an old Simon and Garfunkel song with the lyric, “Slow down, you move to fast. You’ve got to make the morning last…” If you’re a […]
August 22, 2017

It’s My Fault

Do you feel guilty about the way you parent? Do you constantly ask yourself questions like, “Why can’t I handle my child’s behavior differently?”, “What am […]
July 24, 2017

Five Tips for Resolving Conflicts in Front of the Kids

As with everything else you do as a parent, how, where and when you argue with your partner impacts your children. Of course, disagreements aren’t planned […]
July 17, 2017

I’d Rather Not Talk About It

How to have tough conversations with tweens and teens If you’re the parent of a tween or teen you’ve likely experienced the dread that comes with […]
July 6, 2017

It’s Routine

Routine is appealing to us humans. Think: your morning coffee, (afternoon coffee!), your exercise routine, family movie night. For children, routine, and predictability aren’t just appealing, […]
June 21, 2017

What Would Wonder Woman Do?

At the box office, June has belonged to Wonder Woman. Her blockbuster story has sparked a lot of conversation, some of it about how awesome girl […]
June 20, 2017

On the Front Lines

Hi. I’m Ashleigh McPherson. You may know me from In Step as the woman at the window. I am the fortunate one who gets to greet […]