I learned about Kelvin Doe, a remarkable 15-year old from Sierra Leone, on the Internet. A short film shows Kelvin converting broken electronic parts he scavenged from the trash into valuable items such as portable batteries for lights (intermittent electricity leaves his village without power much ... Read More about From Getting to Giving: Wouldn’t You Like to Raise Happy, Responsible Children Who Care?
Maybe you’ve read about emotional intelligence and yet after reading the books you’re still left with the challenge of applying the principles to your life. What happens when you feel challenged by your child’s behavior? Do you lose your mind? Does your blood boil? Can you stay calm and discover ... Read More about Would You Like to Strengthen Your Relationships & Build Emotional Resilience? Become an Emotions Coach…
I don’t know about you, but I’m always glad when summer finally arrives with the promise of wildflowers, fresh peaches, long days, and family adventures. Yet, with kids around the house, summer brings both joy and trepidation. After I’ve exhaled the initial sigh of relief that school is over, I ... Read More about Patience and Balance: Summer Parenting Tips for Keeping the Peace and Learning to Thrive
Raise your hand if you would prefer more peace and less conflict in your relationships and in your home. Wouldn’t life be easier if you could eliminate struggles over homework, chores, bedtime, food, clothes, curfews, or… (Fill in your own conflict of choice)? Unfortunately, there is no magic ... Read More about What Messages Are You Sending? Learn How to Create More Peaceful, Loving Relationships Without Saying a Word
For parents, raising children is not a “What’s in it for me?” proposition. To the contrary, parenting entails more give than take for many years. Still, our children and our relationships flourish when we maintain our own recipe for wellness. Everyone benefits when we adopt a mindset and a lifestyle ... Read More about Parenting Well: 8 Ingredients for a Happier, Healthier You