Three Ways to Cultivate Respect at Home (and in the World)

Many homes are filled with name calling, fighting, blaming and other forms of disrespect. Here are three ways to create a respectful home.

Dear Parent, Your job is not to be perfect.

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?..

Validation – Key to Connecting with Your Kids

Validation means letting kids share their thoughts and feelings without judging or criticizing them. It means that you understand what your child feels is real to her. And it’ a powerful parenting too.

Four Skills that Strengthen Family Relationships (That are Typically Not Taught)

There’s scientific evidence that healthy relationships are foundational to a healthy life. This article shares four skills that support healthy relationships and help families thrive.