Tips to Become Warriors Against Bullying

Tips to Become Warriors Against Bullying

Bullying can be stopped. There are several things that can help put an end to this problem. It’s a problem for adults too, so we all should do our part to be warriors against bullying. The hard work starts at home. Read More

Unexpected Reading

Unexpected Reading

The benefits of reading seem endless, from improving memory and focus to enhancing vocabulary and analytical skills. I adore all of these benefits. I really do. But the number one reason I read is because it’s fun. And some of my most memorable literary moments have been during unexpected times, especially with my kids. Read More

What If We Focused on the Things They Do Right?

signs of gratitude

What if, instead, we focused on the things they do right? What if, we thanked them for what they do well, noticing what they have to offer, thus sending them the message that we believe in their ability to choose wisely. Read More

Better Understand Your Children With These 5 Activities

Better Understand Your Children With These 5 Activities

I find people fascinating. We learn and grow. Our passions intensify or wane. I especially enjoy understanding what inspires and motivates children. As a teacher, I suppose that that’s a pretty handy interest. Here are five random activities that can help you better understand your children. Read More

Conquering Back to School Blues

Conquering Back to School Blues

The end of summer and beginning of another academic year can leave us parents feeling frazzled and stressed. I know I’m not alone in the feeling that we find our family schedules so full of “extras” that it can sometimes seem downright impossible to find the time to eat dinner together at the dining room table, let alone have meaningful conversations about our days. Read More

How to Set TV and Media Rules in Your House

As busy parents living in our media-savvy world, it can be difficult to place such limits on your family’s TV time. Here are some ideas we hope will help you determine the right amount of media usage for your family. Read More

How to Nurture a Love of Reading in Your Child

In this day and age with technology making the rapid advancements that it is, more and more kids are stuck on their tablets, phones, or video game consoles to pass the time instead of cracking open a book. Read More

Teaching Our Kids The Importance Of Consciousness

Consciousness is an important aspect of life. Teachers teach their students about conscious behavior, ministers preach about conscious behavior, counselors guide clients on how to be more conscientious and society itself praises those of us who are upstanding, conscious citizens. Read More