Will narcissists see the light as history is being made around them?  Spouses, parents, children, and others are quarantined in their homes. How does the narcissistic man fare in these close quarters? Can he relinquish his need for superiority, endless explanations of all his knowledge, the need for exceptional attention and validation, a yearning to…

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Understanding stages in adolescence is very important to parents when they want to comprehend what their teens are going through. Their chronological age may not correspond to their developmental age so perceptions may be different than what is expected. Early Adolescence Early adolescence is a time when kids begin to separate from their parents internally…

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Parenting kids with overt and covert anxiety using Parental Intelligence will ease their minds.Kids show their anxiety in overt and covert ways. For some it is obvious. They are nervous, panicky, fearful, obsessive, phobic, and socially awkward. But others show anxiety indirectly masked behind unusual irritability, frustration, annoyance, and even anger that seems out of…

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  How do you suppress negative self=thought? Some of us our chronic thinkers. It’s important to parent ourselves well. Our minds are so busy we forget to listen to the quiet around us. If you are someone with negative self-talk, that’s the first thing to do: Just listen to the sounds or quiet around you…

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The Essential Parent is one who is involved in the lives of those she lives with and has respect for herself. In an ideal world, parent and infant exist in an atmosphere of joy. But the world is real, and parent-child relationships are complex. An infant may grow up in one of any number of…

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Laurie Hollman Phd’s upcoming book, Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in Your Child’s Behavior, will be released Oct. 13, 2015. Pre-order the book at a 21% discount on Amazon. (Read a chapter about a child with ADHD whose mother learns new strategies to help her daughter cope with her ADHD and gains new understandings of…

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