Whether you are a child, teenager, or adult, friendship gets tricky sometimes. This article shares three friendship truths to guide kids as they head back to school. Our social lives are constantly evolving, especially during childhood and adolescence. Some changes are positive, like making new friends. Others are hard, such as dealing with conflict, betrayal,Continue reading “Three Truths About Kids’ Friendships”
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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.
Swag, Simp, Tea – Understanding The Latest Teen Slang
Slang is continually evolving, making it difficult for adults to keep up. Yet, slang offers a sneak peek into the everyday lives of teens.
What is Healthy Communication?
In simple terms, healthy communication happens when two people or a group have a discussion, and those involved feel heard and respected.
Family Dinner Topic: What Word Would You Choose to Guide You in the New Year?
One-word intentions have grown in popularity in recent years. Unlike traditional New Years’ resolutions, one-word intentions are simple and straightforward.
The Gift of Deep Listening
Deep listening is an essential but increasingly rare skill these days. Yet, it is key to fostering meaningful, supportive relationships.
Three Magic Phrases To Connect With Your Kids
Over the years, these simple phrases have helped me validate my kids’ experiences, stay engaged in their lives, and instill confidence. Do you have a phrase that works like magic in your family?
The Surprising Benefits of Family Dinner
Studies find that family dinner offers benefits such as increased academic performance, lower obesity rates, improved well-being, and more.
5 Ways to Help Kids Manage Anxiety About Coronavirus
With the constant stream of negative news about coronavirus and so much uncertainty, many kids are feeling fear and anxiety right now. Here’s how parents can help.
Back-to-School: 3 Ways to Support Kids
How can parents best support their kids as they head back-to-school? Here are three ways to help kids navigate the bumps in the road.