Three Parent Phrases to Avoid If You Want to Connect With Your Kids

Words matter. This post shares parent phrases to avoid and what to say instead to connect and foster well-being in kids and teens.

Yes, Sexting Happens in Middle School. How to Talk to Your Kids About It

Sexting is defined as the action of sending sexually explicit photos, videos or messages via mobile phone or the internet. Middle school counselors and teachers are concerned about the behavior as it is becoming increasingly common.

3 Steps to Navigate Family Conflict More Peacefully

Family conflict and arguments are inevitable. Differing needs and expectations create friction. These three steps will transform arguments in your home.

Parents: Why the Tendency to Blame Vs. Giving the Benefit of the Doubt Matters

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?