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.

Establishing Boundaries

What I find is that boundaries are often driven from upset. When someone has upset you, leaving you feeling mistreated or maybe even violated, that is an indicator there is a need for a boundary.

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.

Dodging Dating

What relationship message are you sending your children?

Assume Best Intentions

I’ve realized that going through life assuming everyone is trying their best, is a happier way to live. If you automatically assume the worst in people, you become more miserable and start to believe everyone is against you.