Sep 11th, 2010
Sharon Wilson, featured teacher on the Happier Kids Now Online Expo and founder of Coaching From Spirit shares about how you can manage your energy and emotions to parent from a calm and peaceful place, so you can bring out the best in you and your children.
Sep 8th, 2010
Our society swings back and forth between authoritarian and permissive parenting. This article describes why neither works to raise emotionally healthy children, and what does work.
Sep 7th, 2010
Family nights are among the most effective ways of making up for lost daytime family togetherness. They are fairly easy to set up, too - just choose one night a week and make sure that everyone is at home.
Sep 4th, 2010
It’s the foundation of healthy self-esteem built in childhood that will carry a person through life’s toughest times. Building self-esteem in children isn’t hard, but there are three easy things you can do now to help build their self-esteem to set them up for success later.
Aug 31st, 2010
Register for an awesome teleseminar series called the Great Parenting Show teleseminar that features some of the top parenting experts in the world being interviewed by Jacqueline Green. She will be interviewing 23 of the world's top thought leaders about how to achieve the relationship that you've always dreamed of having with your child.
Aug 29th, 2010
As a minimalist, I enjoy uncluttered spaces, beautifully simple things, experiences over material things, living with and doing less rather than being obsessed with more, and finding contentment. But kids bring complexity and clutter to our lives. So how do we reconcile the two? It takes a little bit of balancing and the right attitude.
Aug 29th, 2010
‘Hyper-parenting’ is a term used to defined parents who over-schedule their child' lives with too many activities. Because a child often has no choice in the way his parents structure his time, the burden of being hyper-parented can lead to increased stress and resentment.
Aug 28th, 2010
Parenting adult children while they live at home will take a mind shift from both parties and some healthy respect as well. When your recent college graduate comes home and the honeymoon stage of having them home again starts to recede is a perfect time to set down and talk about the boundaries that you will have with your adult child.
Aug 26th, 2010
It’s time that we, as parents, evaluate why exactly we say ‘no’ as much as we do. At an age in which the transition from the helplessness of being a baby to the stark realization that the self is an independent human separate from mommy is, at best, abrupt, our kids need to hear ‘yes’ more.