Hold Your Kids Accountable

Parents, do you ever feel like your child is never going to grow out of this stage? It took me my entire childhood before I finally dropped this bad habit and learned this important lesson!

Improvement Over Perfection

“Unless you’re using the word in reflection, predicting anyone or anything will be “perfect” is setting ourselves up for unrealistic expectations and reinforcing a fixed mindset.”

Shifting Your Thinking

Nothing is guaranteed in life, so the sooner we learn to embrace the new, the faster we can move on from a state of pity to a more fulfilled life.

Help Your Child Learn at Home

ATTENTION PARENTS: It’s time to prepare for learning from home with, “A Parent’s Guide to Teaching Children at Home”

A Tutor Isn’t Enough

Educators and tutors rarely spend enough time with students to provide adequate supported practice, so parent involvement is imperative for struggling students.

Is Average Enough?

Should parents embrace mediocrity? How do you nurture above-average children?

Family Dinners

The most powerful influence throughout my lifetime has been consistent family meals where everyone in our household gathers to connect, reflect, and break bread. This has provided me with an understanding of how to develop healthy relationships through inquiring, listening, and sharing, in addition to teaching me appropriate social behaviors. Through daily conversations, we discuss […]

Knowing vs. Doing

There’s a big difference between knowing and doing, but one simple strategy easily bridges the knowing-doing gap every time.

Teaching Through Television

Television can be constructive or destructive. Try using it as a tool for teaching life lessons and as a pathway to family bonding.

Just Be

It’s important to learn to just “be.”  Be still. Be with yourself. When I was little, I was always on the move.  Because I was raised as an only child, I didn’t have companions at home, so I wanted to be out with my friends or out in the world all the time.  But sometimes, […]

Dodging Dating

What relationship message are you sending your children?