October 20, 2021

How to Help Kids Resist Peer Pressure

Teach the difference between peer pressure (peers trying to convince them to do something they may not want to do) and peer influence (peers who may […]
October 19, 2021

Taking Bullying Seriously

  Clearly, bullying is an issue that needs to be taken seriously in schools, families and society as a whole. But how do we make this […]
October 11, 2021

The Reasons Why

As new parents, we anticipated the day when our child would utter their first words. We beamed with pride when they said “mama” and “dada” for […]
October 23, 2021

The Power of No for Pre-K

Teaching children refusal skills is very important. However, culturally and historically, children haven’t been given the right to say no or have input on what happens […]
October 22, 2021

Strong Roots

Parenting isn’t an easy thing. And if anyone says it is, they’re in denial or not doing what they ought to be doing. When we decide […]
October 14, 2021

Teens and Vape

Despite campaigns to curb e-cigarette use among children and teens, the rate of vaping among teens rose in 2019. Vaping more than doubled in young people […]
October 24, 2021

Solidifying Sportsmanship

  Life Beyond the Game: Solidifying Sportsmanship     As the humid air blankets the atmosphere, and the tension and anticipation rise, there’s nothing left but […]
October 16, 2021

Modeling Purpose

The most effective way to help children reach their goals and become internally motivated is to teach them about purpose. Kendall Cotton Bronk, an associate professor […]
October 7, 2021

What is Purpose? 

William Damon—director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence at Stanford University, and author of “The Path to Purpose: How Young People Find Their Calling in Life”—defines purpose […]



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