October 21, 2020

Bullies Behind the Wheel

  Bullies Behind the Wheel Have you ever been in a situation when someone: �Won’t let you in when you turn your signal on to merge […]
September 30, 2020

Eating Their Words

  While there are many forms of bullying, the type that directly attacks a child’s weight is proven to have harmful, even life-threatening effects that can […]
July 29, 2020

Words, Actions and Attitudes

Breaking the Cycle  Words, actions and attitudes: What we are passing down to our children    “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.”  Like father, […]
July 8, 2020

Manipulation and Parenting

  Walking hand-in-hand with conditional love is manipulation. The message here is that love is given as a conditional reward, rather than the natural expression of […]
June 17, 2020

Managing Family Conflict

Time waits for no one and before you know it, your kids are grown. Although family life provides a type of happiness found nowhere else, it […]
August 19, 2020

Sleep & Emotional Intelligence

  There’s no question that getting a good night’s sleep makes us feel great, physically and mentally. But at least eight hours of sleep each night is […]
May 27, 2020

Teens & Road Rage

  Road rage and teens isn’t exactly a match made in heaven. As parents, we know that teens sometimes have judgment issues. We also know how […]
May 4, 2020

To be Seen, Heard, Loved

  Empathy, a word derived from the Germans, ein fuhlung meaning “feeling into.”  In American schools, universities and homes, the word empathy is getting heavy attention as we […]
August 28, 2018

It Takes a Village

As a grandmother of five lively and selfconfident grandchildren ages 4 to 15, I thought little of the disturbing news of what experts call the “frightful […]
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