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