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November 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk: Who's the Boss?

Shirley beseechingly asks her daughter, “What do I need to do for you to get you to do just one thing for me?” Her daughter, Robin, smirks and says to her mother, “Why SHOULD I do anything? All you do is yell at me and complain about my room and my grades! Just stop it,” as she rolls her eyes to no one....more»
October 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk: STOP the Yelling!

A parent says, "Gee, I never thought of it that way. Speaking coarsely to my child can hurt his feelings? Even though I am trying to help?" Well, you have to consider what it is you really want to accomplish....more»
September 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk: Take an Electronic Play Time Out

In the last four years, children’s time spent on their mobile screens has tripled, according to a recent study....more»
August 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk: Cheating is NEVER Justified

How Parents Can Help End the Cheating Epidemic

Believe it or not, the majority of high school students have reported that they have cheated....more»
July 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk-Finding Balance

Sandy was confused, bewildered and most significantly, emotionally drained. Her husband and children’s father has seemingly withdrawn from the family and pretends his absence is not an issue....more»
June 01, 2018

Dr Kirk: What, Me Worry?

Ever look at your children and wonder when and how they figure out how they feel the way they feel? Just suppose for one second that it makes a difference how you say what you say to your child....more»
May 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk: Who's Watching Who?

A recent study found that a child as young as 8 can learn to perform a complicated maneuver such as learning a walking route, after walking the route just one time....more»
April 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk: Just Say "NO"

A mother was picking up her son’s toys and claiming, “I will be throwing all these toys out in the trash....more»
March 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk: Ethics & Work

Brandon stands in the kitchen and informs his mother that he does not want to clean his room, “Why should I,” he asks....more»
February 01, 2018

Dr. Kirk: Displays of Love

A child approaches her mother and asks, "Mommy, can I get a drink?" The mother, while continuing to look at her phone, says, "Yeah, sure honey, get yourself a drink....more»
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