The Four Essential Habits of Happy Parents

October 4, 2016
I’ve been thinking about happiness a lot lately. As parents, we often think about how to raise children who are happy and thriving, and I think […]

Human Trafficking: Identifying Red Flags & What You Can Do

September 20, 2016
Red Flags Behavioral or Physical State Does the victim act fearful, anxious, depressed, submissive, tense, or nervous/paranoid? Does the victim defer to another person to speak […]

50 Encouraging Phrases

September 2, 2016
As parents, we spend much of our time giving directives and correction while the good things our children do often get little to no attention beyond […]

Teaching Children to Ask for Help

February 3, 2015
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. […]

Discipline Without Name Calling: What To Say When Enforcing Rules

January 12, 2015
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 […]