“Dr. Pearlman’s book offers parenting advice that is effective in every situation. Chock-full of practical applications, this book will help you ease out of those challenging situations every parent faces.”

—Dr. Shefali Tsabary

Catherine Pearlman, PHD, LCSW

It’s Just Barbecue Sauce

Sometimes as parents we wonder what we would do for our children if given the chance. Of course I’d give an organ, arm or leg for my kids. But would I spend $25 to check an overpriced bottle of barbecue sauce at the airport? After five blissful days celebrating my...

Taking My Own Advice

  As The Family Coach it's been my mission to help families enjoy parenting more. Sometimes I'm smart enough to take my own advice. Last week we went to the fair as a family. My daughter, being a teenager, went off with a friend. That left my son, Emmett, alone...

Saving Sex Ed and an Overloaded Parent for 05/26/2018

Saving Sex Ed and an Overloaded Parent for 05/26/2018 Dear Family Coach Dear Family Coach: My school district has a sex education program that I don't care for. Parents have the option of signing their children out of the class. I opted out for my...

Letting Kids Handle Their Money and a Tattler for 05/18/2018

Letting Kids Handle Their Money and a Tattler for 05/18/2018 Dear Family Coach Dear Family Coach: My children often receive holiday cards with money inside in the mail from their grandparents. They usually spend the money on stupid stuff they don't...

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