Blog about Proactive Parenting

Find the resources and advice you need, based on current research and best practices, to feel confident and in control caring for your family.

Are you ready for discipline? 4 simple steps to get you started.

Are you ready for discipline?  4 simple steps to get you started.

Part of being a good parent is to discipline our children. Discipline is a necessary part of childhood because it teaches children important themes such as authority, following the rules, self-control, and responsibility. Discipline doesn’t take away our children’s spontaneity, happiness, or spirit. Rather, it gives them freedom to explore and experience life within the safe limits we set for them.

Continue reading
  1128 Hits
  0 Comments
1128 Hits
0 Comments

Three simple steps to take charge when your children’s friends are driving you nuts

Three simple steps to take charge when your children’s friends are driving you nuts

Same Passport, Different Culture

A great thing about living abroad is our children become exposed to many different cultures. This makes them tolerant, accepting, and more global which will be fabulous traits for their futures. Yet, many times our children seek out friends who are the same nationality, speak the same language, or look similar to them. When these are the defining traits to start friendships, sometimes more important characteristics such as honesty, compassion, or fairness may be forgotten.

Continue reading
  941 Hits
  0 Comments
941 Hits
0 Comments

How much television for kids?

How much television for kids?

Lots of parents wonder how much TV is good for their child.  Television (TV) offers us entertainment, access to news and information, and links us to the world through popular culture.  There is nothing inherently wrong with television or TV programs.  Yet, it is important that parents understand the role, influence, and affect television can have on their child and his or her health.

Continue reading
  876 Hits
  0 Comments
876 Hits
0 Comments

How do I know if my child has a healthy weight?

How do I know if my child has a healthy weight?

Talking about the weight of our children can be difficult for multiple reasons. Cultural factors, family genetics, lifestyle habits, and many other dynamics influence our ability to evaluate weight objectively. Often times, it is difficult to judge weight in children because their bodies are growing and changing every day.

Continue reading
  1101 Hits
  0 Comments
1101 Hits
0 Comments

FREE Monthly Advice

subscribe and participate

Subscribe!

I agree with the Privacy Policy and the + INFO

Article Search

Contact Information

Dr. Deanna Marie Mason

Calle Téllez, 26, 28007 Madrid
E. 
T. +34 912 192 862

Payment Methods

Paypal allows you to pay directly with your credit card. You can also pay directly with your card through our secure BBVA payment portal.

logo paypal tarjetas

medios pago

Want to predict the future of your children?

Subscribe here to learn how to guide them and prevent the most common behavioural problems. And, you’ll receive my E-book full of helpful advice for FREE!

E Book EN Banner

I agree with the Privacy Policy and the + INFO