October 5, 2020

When to Let your Child Shave

  If only we were born hairless and remained that way, our children wouldn’t come ask us questions such as “When can I start shaving?” Whether you have a son […]
September 14, 2020

Whose Dream is it Anyway?

Whose Dream is it Anyway? “Children are exquisite at reading the parent’s agendas and the parent’s feelings.” This observation by Margret Nickels, Ph.D., the director at […]
August 24, 2020

Failure to Launch

“Failure to launch” is a term used to describe a situation in which a young person is unable to leave the protection of the parental home […]
August 15, 2020
building ingetrity

Nurture Integrity

Nurture Integrity  To help you nurture integrity in your children’s lives and help them appreciate it in others, here are some suggestions:    Conversation starters  Even conversations with young children can start […]
August 11, 2020
self esteem

Raising Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem

Raising Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem Ensuring that your child feels confident and has high self-esteem is one of the most important jobs a parent has. This is […]
August 3, 2020

Five Ways to Break Bad Habits

  Anyone who’s tried to break a bad habit will tell you, it isn’t easy. Any type of habit literally becomes hard wired into our brains. […]
July 13, 2020

Cultivating Talent, Building Self-Esteem

  I love musical theatre. It’s my interest and passion. However, when my 7-year-old daughter turned to me during a live performance of “The Wizard of Oz” and said she wanted to be on stage performing, I thought she […]
June 22, 2020

Involved Parenting Builds Enduring Connections

Involved Parenting Builds Enduring Connections When parents take time off to relax and recharge, kids learn that taking care of themselves is important. Puff says modeling […]
October 26, 2020

Good Feelings

  One of the most important things you can do for your child is help them manage their emotions. Good feelings to bad, and all in […]
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