Raising Children in the Digital Age: Tips for a Balanced Approach
This blog post explores the necessary steps parents should take to help their children understand and make responsible decisions when it comes to using social media. You are presented with relevant tips such as Positive Presupposition, Balance, and Modeling Desired Behaviors, to help create a foundation of understanding and trust when it comes to using digital platforms. You are also reminded of the importance of finding the right balance between protection and exploration, in order to foster a healthy attitude when it comes to online interactions.
The Power of Appreciation: The Parenting Tool You Can’t Afford to Ignore
When it comes to parenting tools, appreciation is one of the most powerful—and one that parents can't afford to ignore. Appreciation is a simple and effective way to create a loving and supportive environment for children, and can have long-lasting effects on their...
To write about how my life is a thread of calm and serenity would be a lie right now. Even though I continue to practice meditation, deep breathing, healthy eating, good sleep habits, and the like - I am still flooded by instability that currently surrounds life as I...
mr. snake is my friend
Allow your child’s creative mind and aptitude to create and explore and discover. This blog shares the moment my son on the autism spectrum makes friends with a long, lonely metal cable cord.
Developing a Meaningful Relationship with Your Child’s School
Learning is an invaluable skill, and no one can take it away from you. B. B. King said it best – “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. ” With learning, you have the power to transform your life for the better – whether it be to become a better student, to expand your career opportunities, or to gain a deeper understanding of the world around you. Learning is essential for success, and it is yours to keep. Unlock the limitless potential that learning offers you today!
Communication 101: Understanding the Art of Effective Listening for Parents
As parents, we must strive to be those friends that our children want to come to and open up to. We can show our children that we care and understand them by listening without judgment and being fully present in our conversations with them. This will make them feel heard, understood and appreciated, creating a closer bond between parent and child.
Why Your Co-Parenting Relationship Should Still Be a Priority
Maybe you read this title and immediately cringed. Or perhaps this sent you into a dancing fit in the kitchen, baking a storm of cookies and cakes for whomever will eat them. I used to be this person. There is nothing wrong with being here because co-parenting can...
where is my superwoman cape?
perfect downtown. I might start to remember what it felt like to be so perfectly displaced from the day-to-day hustle of being everything to so many. If my cape doesn’t appear soon, it may become obvious that I’m not the superwoman some believed me to me.
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