School is in session... are you failing Parenting 101? I am never one to judge or question somebody's personal parenting style or wisdom. Hey, they are your kids, you do what you want. Good or bad, right or wrong. You ultimately have no one to congratulate (or blame) other than yourself! I truly feel there are many ways to raise a great child and we all have our tips and … [Read more...] about 11 Ways You Are Failing As A Parent!
I love to share parenting tips from fathers because I love to see them involved in parenting. Men and women often bring different perspectives and different methods to the table and I think it is refreshing to hear another point of view. Today I am pleased to have Tyler Jacobson share with us about the importance of teaching our boys the power of a positive attitude in life. He … [Read more...] about Teaching Our Boys The Power of A Positive Attitude
All of my work centers around communication - whether it be coaching clients, consulting businesses or teaching parents. I firmly believe that great communication skills can make the world better and change your life, both personally and professionally. With that said, I think there are two main areas where parents can use a little help when it comes to dealing with their … [Read more...] about Talking And Listening To Children
We all know it is important to talk to your kids about drugs. The question is when to start talking to them and what to say. The answer is probably sooner than you would think and that is because peer pressure starts earlier than you think. This post is sponsored by First Check Family but all opinions expressed are my own. Teen Drug Use Statistics The government collects … [Read more...] about Talk To Your Kids About Drugs: Peer Pressure Starts Earlier Than You Think
Ever think about how much the world has changed just in the last 40 years? It seems everything is changing in leaps and bounds. The world that our children are growing up in is quite different from the world we grew up in. Now kids have cellphones and playdates! They have instant access to the world at their fingertips. But is “Whatever, Whenever, Anything, Anytime” really … [Read more...] about Is Life Easier Today For Kids Than It Was In My Childhood?
My nine year old son is at math camp this week. Yep, math camp. It wasn't exactly the destination that he was hoping for but it is turning out great all the same. A surprise to me since he struggled a little early in his school career with math and a surprise to him because he has never considered himself one of the "brainy" kids - or as he puts it "Dad, I am not a nerd!" … [Read more...] about Encourage The Strengths In Your Child
Around the time I was 17, I came across a book by Louise Hay that opened my mind up to just how powerful beliefs can be. Since that time, I have come to understand even more so that our thoughts shape our actions which determine lives in many ways. That is why I am so happy to have Vishen Lakhiani share with us today a guest post on how to raise children with healthy … [Read more...] about 5 Practices To Raise Children With Healthy Beliefs