Blog Category: children

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 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 […]

November 26, 2013
An Urgent Calling

My blogs are typically planned in advance, thoughtful essays written about topics related to children and teens like handling melt downs, understanding your […]

October 13, 2013
Don’t Make a Mistake with Unmotivated Kids

It happened! I had been expecting it. I’m actually surprised it didn’t happen before now! I get it…it’s darker in the morning…it’s a […]

September 11, 2013
Back to School! Navigating the Morning Rush

School is back in session for kids all over the land and that means it’s time to get out of slow-paced summertime schedules […]

August 19, 2013
Dream With Them, Not For Them

My newly-minted High School Senior son announced this morning that there was very little chance he would get into the college of MY […]

August 2, 2013
Summer Story-Telling, No Fancy Equipment Required

The tradition of story telling is a time-honored way of sharing experiences.  Story telling through journaling is a terrific way for children to […]

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