Katie Hurley, LCSW, is a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Writer in Los Angeles, CA. Her work can be found on several popular online parenting sites, including EverydayFamily, Practical Parenting, and The Huffington Post. Her parenting book, The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World, will be published at the end of October 2015 (Tarcher/Penguin). Katie enjoys life by the beach with her husband and two children.
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Because they never knock. I haven't had an unsupervised shower since 2006.
#4. Get outside as much as possible.