January 10, 2017

    Parents have been spanking children for millennia. 50 years of scientific evidence says they were wrong.

    For 20 years, developmental psychologist Elizabeth Gershoff has been chasing a question: Does spanking actually do a child any good? “As far [back] as we have […]
    December 1, 2016

    Robin Cofield

    I work in CALM's North County Family Drug Treatment Court (FDTC) Program. I am a Nurturing Parenting educator and Child and Family Specialist.
    October 31, 2016

    50 Calm-Down Techniques to Try with Kids

    By Renee Jain, MAPP ~ 11 min read Navigating childhood challenges can be stressful, and sometimes deep breathing isn’t the solution that works for your child. When […]
    October 31, 2016

    Christine Walker

    I am a therapist in the Great Beginnings program which provides therapy and parenting support to children ages 0-5 and their parents.
    October 4, 2016

    The Four Essential Habits of Happy Parents

    I’ve been thinking about happiness a lot lately. As parents, we often think about how to raise children who are happy and thriving, and I think […]