Some people tend to give others the benefit of the doubt, while other people tend to assign blame and assume bad intent. Which style has more positive relationships and overall happiness?
We are in week five of social distancing and home quarantine due to the COVID 19 pandemic. My family has fallen into a regular routine, and each day seems to blend with the next. I’ve noticed a few things that help to make our days more positive…
Social/Emotional activities and experiences help kids develop skills to better understand their world and connect with others. These downloadable activities open the door for conversations about emotions, conflict resolution, self-care as well as friendship.
Daily routines and structure help kids feel calm and safe. But when schools are closed, your job is in flux and fear is widespread, how can parents create structure at home? In these uncertain times, maintaining routines, family connection and calm is more important than ever…
Have you given or received a hug today?
In addition to feeling good, hugs provide a surprising list of health benefits,
Words have the power to help or hurt, build up or tear down, and perpetuate gossip or stop it. This article shares the ugly truth behind harsh words.
Do you ever offer your kids unsolicited advice or jump right in to help them solve their problems? Yeah, me too. Breaking the habit of trying to fix things for your kid is hard, but important…
When kids understand the difference between tattling or snitching and reporting it helps them feel safe to report unsafe situations.
Are you more of an introvert or an extrovert? What about your child? Knowing your natural tendencies and those of your family will help you better understand and support your loved ones.
Okay, I have to admit that I’m writing this mostly for me. But I’m guessing that I’m not alone on this one.
As a recovering perfectionist, I find that often the hardest person for me to forgive is myself. Anyone else ever experience this?..