Adina Soclof works as a Parent Educator for Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau facilitating "How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk" workshops as well as workshops based on Siblings Without Rivalry. Adina also runs ParentingSimply.com. Check out her newest free email course 7 Ways To Help Your Kids Listen in 7 Days at www.parentingsimply.com.
When my second son was 8 years old, he decided to that he wanted to go to camp. My husband and I were all for it. We went to different camps but we both loved, loved it. Did I mention loved? We both…started our camper careers young, me at age 8 him at age 10. We chose a camp, my husband's alma mater, made the necessary arrangements early in the year, and talked about how great an experience it would be for him. We regaled him with tales of our camp adventures, boating, color wars, girl boy… >> Read More
My friends like to tease me that I act like an "old lady."
I go to sleep by 10 p.m., wake up with the crack of dawn, and love naps. My skirts have elastic bands and I refuse to wear anything that…isn't comfortable. I don't like to clutter my days with too many activities. For instance if I have a doctors appointment, and I have carpool, I will tell my friend that I can't meet her for coffee, because my day is filled up. I hate surprises and repeatedly remind my husband never ever to make… >> Read More