February 3, 2015

Teaching Children to Ask for Help

Wouldn’t it be a wonderful world if everyone simply asked for help when they needed it? There are so many stigmas attached to asking for help. […]
January 12, 2015

Discipline Without Name Calling: What To Say When Enforcing Rules

Our interactions with children shape their view of themselves. The words that we use when we need to teach acceptable behavior are just as important as […]
December 22, 2014

The Effects of Poverty on Childhood Brain Development

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December 1, 2014

Fear Based Parenting – A Scary Trend

I recently drove past a church’s sign that said, “Are your goals about your hopes or your fears?” What a great question, especially for parents. Our […]
September 2, 2014

Random Acts of Pride

One of the greatest gifts we can give to our children is a healthy self-esteem.  When children believe that they are capable, they are more willing […]