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June 13, 2014
What is the Fun in Winning?

When my sons played baseball, the parents had to sign an agreement every Spring that stated that we would do the following – […]

May 28, 2014
Don’t Miss Out

Don’t miss out on your absolute LAST CHANCE to get entered to win great prizes!  Make sure you share with your friends too! […]

May 21, 2014
Ignore Your Kids

Yes, you read that right.  I have spent 18 years ignoring my kids. I ignored my kid when he was picking his nose […]

May 15, 2014
Who is Amy Fortney Parks?

Amy Fortney Parks brings with her over 30 years of experience working with children, adolescents and families as both an educator and psychologist. […]

March 26, 2014
Have a little empathy (and teach it too) – Part two

I wrote a few weeks ago about the concept of having and teaching empathy. Boy have I had to channel mine in recent […]

March 19, 2014
Encourage Your Children

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March 5, 2014
Have a little empathy (and teach it too)

The easy thing to do when your kids are kicking each other, throwing crayons across the room or refusing to sit still to eat […]

February 20, 2014
Make Every day LOVE Day!

February is LOVE month. I am often fond of singing, “Every kiss begins with Kay” to my husband in the mornings leading up […]

February 12, 2014
Empathy versus Sympathy – What’s the big deal?

With Valentine’s Day a mere 3 days away, I wanted to share a mini-lesson on the difference between something we all carry in […]

January 29, 2014
Make a little SHIFT Happen

Throughout the month of January, I have been thinking, writing and talking about the concept of change in families. Families come to me […]

January 4, 2014
New Year–Wiser Parent

It’s time to put forth your best effort on achieving those new year goals! It’s the time of year when we all think […]

December 20, 2013
Be in the Present

If you celebrate Christmas – or if you are like my family and celebrate a little of everything, including 3 birthdays – you […]