January 18, 2022

Teaching Values Takes Time

Values Most parents believe it’s important to instill such values as respect, kindness, honesty and compassion in their children because it lays the foundation for them […]
January 16, 2022

Ask Questions?

You’ve listened, reassured and supported your child through tough times, but it’s also important to talk a little, if only to give them the basic skills […]
January 15, 2022

Don’t Waste The Teachable Moments

Education We all have similar, universal human needs. We all want to belong, and to have a sense of meaning and significance. Often, children engage in […]
January 13, 2022

Over and Over

  Ongoing conversations When it comes to talking to your children about important and often sensitive topics, the five-year rule should apply. The rule states that […]
January 12, 2022

Feeling Empathy

Empathy Weissbourd also stresses the importance of children feeling empathy. In the Making Caring Common Project developed by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, he and […]
January 4, 2022

Help Your Child Make Healthy Decisions Based on Self-Choice

At some point in the middle or high school years, most every child is going to wrestle with peer pressure and confront those three dreaded little […]
December 24, 2021

Putting Yourself on the Priority List

They say you cannot serve anyone from an empty cup. However, too many of us relegate our own needs to the back-burner, chronically beholden to our […]
December 15, 2021

From Diapers to Decisions

From diapers to decisions. This phrase captures the essence of parenting because, once you’re a parent, you’re in it for life.  The ups and downs of […]
December 14, 2021

Positive Power of Words

We can all agree that words are powerful and can cause more harm than we often like to admit. But this same power applies to the […]
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