Moms Who Feel Like “Desperate Housewives.”

April 12, 2009 by  
Filed under Ask Dr. Vicki, Discipline

Dear Dr. Vicki, Help! My kids get sick a lot in the winter and I feel trapped. They are bored, whiney, demanding and I just don’t know what to do. I love my kids, but winter is coming and I am dreading being stuck in the house with them. What can I do? Signed: Desperate housewife! Dr. Vicki’s response: You are not alone! There is nothing funny about having to go through a week of dealing... 

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Beat Home-Sick Blahs

November 13, 2008 by  
Filed under Child Development

There’s nothing funny about having to go through a week of dealing with nature’s most common wrath…(the common cold). Especially when you don’t feel sick enough to sleep in 24/7, but not well enough to go to work or run errands. But how do you combat the boredom of being at home? Actually, there is a lot you can do. It just takes a little creativity to figure it out. “Think about doing stuff... 

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