Roots of Action: Should You Intervene in Sibling Fights?

"Dr. Laura....Thank you for letting me preview your new book Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings. It really opened my eyes to why my children were not getting along, and gave me the skills to step in when they start to fight ....more

Toddler Approved: How to Keep Sibling Fights from Spinning Out of Control

Today on my virtual book tour, I'm visiting with...more

Listen in as Heather Shumaker and Laura Markham talk about helping kids get along

“When the second one came along, it took three years before the older one accepted or expressed any interest. There was a lot of antipathy towards the baby. Just did not like the new baby, no interest at all....more

Happy Siblings Blog Tour: Links to Sibling Resources

I'm thrilled to invite you to the virtual book tour for my new book,...more

When Your Four Year Old Hits Your Two Year Old: A script

"Today I stepped outside to clean up some toys while my kids were eating. My 2 year old ran to the back door and cried out for me. My 4 year old didn't like his screaming and ran over and punched him several times ....more

How to Give Unconditional Love to Your Child and to Yourself

“The key is unconditional kindness to all life, including one’s own, which we refer to as compassion.” –David R. Hawkins All parents know that children need unconditional love to thrive. But how can we give our children something many of us haven't really experienced? ...more

Want to Stop Being Upset? Change Your Mind.

"Dr. Laura -- Your 'Spring Cleaning for Your Psyche'...more

Don't Worry. Be Happy.

"Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment based on what you are feeling and thinking. That is what’s real ....more

5 Strategies to Tame Your Inner Critic

"It’s like a big stick that I hit myself with from the inside. Really, would I want anyone I love to do that to themselves? Certainly not! ...more