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]

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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]

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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]

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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!

Choosing which conversation to have

About a year ago, my younger son had his very first driving accident.  I say “first” because we… [more]

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Listening Practices: Tips and Traps

Have you ever noticed how GOOD it feels to be really listened to? It’s impactful, validating and gives… [more]

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Setting Limits: No, not for your child….for you!

Read any magazine article or book about parenting and the author will advise the necessity of setting… [more]

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How well are you listening to your children?

When our children come to us with a problem, we usually want to help them. So we console, interpret,… [more]

How well are you listening to your children? How well are you listening to your children?