Lately I have been dealing with my son and his emotions. Fourth grade homework has been a rocky road so far as he has struggled with getting work done on time. Plus he has been sad this week because his mom left after her recent visit. So, how do I deal with a nine year old who is feeling overwhelmed by the world? Of course, with a lot of love, support, understanding, and … [Read more...] about Four Steps To Comfort An Upset Child
Is your child struggling in school? When your child does poorly in school, it can feel confusing and frustrating. If you are wondering what to do and how to handle your child failing at school, I am happy to have Zoe Evergreen to share some advice on this matter. Zoe runs a private tutoring business and is the head writer of designsbyevergreen.com which is dedicated to … [Read more...] about What To Do When Your Child Does Poorly In School
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?