About Cynthia Hanson

Cynthia Hanson is a journalist who writes for many national publications, including Ladies’ Home Journal, Parents and American Baby.

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Articles by Cynthia

Is Your Family Safe When You’re Driving?

Is Your Family Safe When You’re Driving?

Last updated on August 13th, 2015 at 04:18 pmEditor’s Note:  An unsafe driving style can put you and your family at risk, but it also sets a poor example for your little future drivers.  This article provides a few common-sense reminders that most of us could benefit from. *************************************************************************************************************************** Think... 

Restoring Parental Joy to Support Happy, Healthy Kids

Restoring Parental Joy to Support Happy, Healthy Kids

Last updated on August 31st, 2015 at 01:47 amParenthood is supposed to be a joy-filled journey – or so the ads and Facebook memes tell us. So why does it seem as though our days are largely about nagging, supervising homework, changing diapers and shuttling kids to and from their activities? What’s wrong with this picture? “Today’s mothers are stressed out, overworked and pulled in so many... 

How to Become a Better Parenting Team!

How to Become a Better Parenting Team!

Last updated on March 17th, 2014 at 11:49 pmYou don’t like the kids watching TV on school nights; your guy lets them turn on the Disney Channel after dinner. You think his punishments are too harsh; he thinks you’re too easy. If you two don’t see eye to eye when it comes to parenting style, you’re not alone! Here are some expert parenting tips to help bring your parenting team together. “Most... 

Are You a Drama Mama? Know When to Back Off

Are You a Drama Mama? Know When to Back Off

Last updated on March 3rd, 2014 at 10:57 pmYour child has a fight with a friend. She’s in tears; you’re furious and ready to defend her. But should you? In this age of helicopter parenting, it’s hard not to step in when you see your child in a social dilemma. But that’s not always the answer. “In recent years, I’ve seen a trend of mothers confronting other mothers – by phone or email,... 

Putting an End to Battles with Your Kids

Putting an End to Battles with Your Kids

Last updated on February 10th, 2014 at 09:55 pmTired of nagging your kids to pick up their dirty clothes to no avail? Do you sound like a broken record repeating, “Eat your veggies”? Good news: You can put an end to the daily battles! “Most fights come about because a parent is trying to limit, correct or stop something the kid is doing,” says Dr. Fred Zelinger, a child and family psychologist...