By Dr. Tina Lepage Dr. Tina Lepage is the owner of Lepage Associates Solution-Based Psychological & Psychiatric Services, a group practice in S. Durham/RTP. She lives in Chapel Hill with her husband, daughter, and two dogs.
  • Parenting Page: Allowing A Child To Make Tough Decisions

    September 5, 2013 at 5:30 am

    At what age do you let a child make an important decision on their own?

  • Parenting Page: Potty Training

    August 16, 2013 at 5:58 am

    It isn’t uncommon for day cares to have a rule that to enter the 3-year-old classroom the child must be potty trained.

  • Parenting Page: Bad Daddy!

    August 2, 2013 at 4:29 am

    This incident is a wonderful example of how some of what seem like the most frustrating moments of parenting can evolve into the best memories.

  • Parenting Page: Childcare Desperation

    July 17, 2013 at 5:16 am

    How many babysitters does one need to have on their list in order to be certain one will always be available when you need one?

  • Parenting Page: I’m Watching You!

    June 28, 2013 at 5:12 am

    One Saturday morning when Page was about three and a half years old, I was tidying up the room while she was watching TV.

  • Parenting Page: Imperfect Confidence

    June 13, 2013 at 11:26 am

    When I was growing up I learned a little ditty about confidence from an Elvis movie.

  • Parenting Page: That Floppy Thing

    May 30, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    This is one of the funniest conversations we’ve had — one of those where as a parent you have to stay serious because the child is just too young to get the humor.

  • Parenting Page: Getting Dogs

    May 9, 2013 at 11:06 am

    The decision to get a pet is not an easy one as a parent, because it introduces another care-taking responsibility into the household.

  • Parenting Page: Mama Bear

    May 2, 2013 at 4:37 am

    I don’t consider myself tough. But apparently, nothing turns you into a ferocious bear like motherhood.

  • Parenting Page: It Takes a Village – Of Perspectives

    April 17, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    This is a parenting page, about parenting Page. I am a child psychologist and a mother. So I specialize in children, yet I am human, thus I am full of knowledge and yet as full of emotions as any other parent. So I decided to write this Parenting Page since it might be informative and […]