Raising Compassionate Kids

How to raise kids who are kind and considerate is a hot topic these days. With so much bullying happening… [more]

Raising Compassionate Kids Raising Compassionate Kids

10% is Enough

When I first started teaching parenting classes back in 2005 I once told my class about an incident that… [more]

10% is Enough 10% is Enough

Growing Yourself as a Parent

"Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and… [more]

Growing Yourself as a Parent Growing Yourself as a Parent

Do you have a “NO” default?

One of the best pieces of advice I received when my kids were very young, was to be aware of how many… [more]

Do you have a “NO” default? Do you have a "NO" default?

Are You Talking About My Child?!

Have you ever gone to a parent-teacher conference and thought the teacher had you mixed up with some… [more]

Are You Talking About My Child?! Are You Talking About My Child?!

How to say “I love you” without saying “I love you”

Studies have shown that our children learn more from what we model for them than from what we try to teach them… [more]

How to say “I love you” without saying “I love you” How to say "I love you" without saying "I love you"

School can be a place of “light, connection, and transformation”

(Written by Jill Davis, Kindergarten teacher, based on her experience in the "How to Build Collaborative… [more]

School can be a place of “light, connection, and transformation” School can be a place of "light, connection, and transformation"

What were you thinking?: a peek inside the teenage brain

If you're raising a teenager, no doubt your mantra is "What were you thinking?" Teens aren't known for… [more]

What were you thinking?:  a peek inside the teenage brain What were you thinking?:  a peek inside the teenage brain

a hurt is a hurt is a hurt

Nothing brings us running faster to our child’s side than when they get hurt.  Not just a little scratch… [more]

a hurt is a hurt is a hurt a hurt is a hurt is a hurt

For when the fireworks are too close for comfort!

For some of us, fireworks don't just happen at the park on the 4th of July. You parents of young children… [more]

For when the fireworks are too close for comfort! For when the fireworks are too close for comfort!