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Summer Child Rearing

The Cultural Dilemma of American Summers for Immigrant Parents

Rajika Bhandari | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents
Rajika Bhandari

Growing up in India, my summer holidays as a child were all about staying indoors. Curtains were tightly drawn and homes were turned into cool and dark recesses. So, for me the greatest challenge at this time of the year is how to celebrate summer and all its bountiful offerings when I have been raised to shun the sun?

The Dancing Parent: Summer Fun with Family?

Leslie King, LCSW | Posted 10.03.2011 | Parents
Leslie King, LCSW

For all the restful, supportive days the summer months may offer some families, for many others what can also arrive with the balmy breezes are bouts of anxiety, disappointments, arguments and patience-sapping endurance tests.