Parenting Advice
Dr. Roni Leiderman, Associate Dean at The Family and School Center of Nova Southeastern University, is not only an expert on parenting issues but the working mother of two children.

  Ask the Expert
She's been there and done that when it comes to raising children, juggling a successful career and maintaining a personal life. You'll find her suggestions for your parenting dilemmas not only useful but practical. Ask her your questions.

  Recent questions

Family Issues
  • Financial issues in a blended family
  • Empty threats of discipline
  • Discipline issues with stepchildren
  • Developing a relationship with a stepchild
  • Finding balance while working the night shift

    Parenting Preteens

  • Wearing make-up
  • Pitching in with chores
  • Dealing with failing grades
  • Encouraging sports
  • Parenting Children
  • Sudden shy behavior
  • Dislikes school
  • Different temperaments
  • Sharing toys with other children
  • Siblings fight over toys
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Whining at bedtime
  • Sleep patterns in 1-year-old
  • Temper tantrums
  • Clothing choices
  • Negotiating with a toddler
  • Adjusting to a big move


  • Co-workers comments about family