About Patti Zomber

Dr. Patti Zomber is a licensed psychologist for children and families. She has written numerous articles about parenting and is also editor of the Los Angeles Psychologist journal. As a mother of three, she shares a unique understanding of the challenges and experiences families face every day.

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Articles by Patti

How to Bring Home a New Baby Without a Sibling Revolution

How to Bring Home a New Baby Without a Sibling Revolution

This topic is one of my favorite opportunities for┬álaughing at myself. My first mistake was asking my older two children to meet our new baby at the hospital. Not only did they not want to go, they begged their father either to send back the baby or to leave us both at the hospital. Right away, I learned the value of letting the older siblings have their own feelings rather than forcing mine upon... 

Help! My Six-year-old Son is Lying to Avoid School.

Help! My Six-year-old Son is Lying to Avoid School.

You must address lying behavior assertively because this is a habit that can become serious. Tell your son the story about the boy who cried wolf and explain how lying undermines trust in relationships. Encourage him to share the reason why he is trying to avoid school and his feelings in general. Work with his teacher on the underlying reasons and help him develop more effective social and emotional...