Parenting Tips

Want to Help Your Kids in School? Try a Little…Nothing!

Want to Help Your Kids in School? Try a Little…Nothing!

Give your kids the greatest possible gift: permission to do nothing.

The Most Effective Way to Stop Bullying? You Might Be Surprised!

The Most Effective Way to Stop Bullying? You Might Be Surprised!

Understanding bullying and how to prevent it.

The Three R’s? Teach Your Child the Three E’s!

The Three R’s? Teach Your Child the Three E’s!

Emotions and empathy and expression—these are the important lessons that will serve your child best in the years ahead

Sailing Into the Schoolyear

Sailing Into the Schoolyear

10 Techniques for Achieving an A+ Transition

Keep Kids Calm and Carry On

Keep Kids Calm and Carry On

Teaching Children to Manage Their Emotions Through Mindful Meditation

Talking to Kids about Terrible Things

Talking to Kids about Terrible Things

In the aftermath of the many recent tragic events in San Bernardino, Colorado, Paris, Beirut, Mali, and, heaven help us, beyond - American families have been thrust into extraordinary world events that can change our lives forever.

Shame on us

Shame on us

“Now look what you’ve done!” “Don’t be a crybaby!” “You’d lose your head if it weren’t attached!” Haven’t we all said something like this at some point to our child?

The Smart Mom’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence

The Smart Mom’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence

I want to have a chat about your EQ. Not your IQ, but your emotional intelligence—because that is going to be a lot more important to your children’s well-being and success than your...

6 Tips on Making Interfaith Holidays a Joy for Kids
7 Ways to Manage Your Kids’ Holiday Expectations

7 Ways to Manage Your Kids’ Holiday Expectations

7 steps toward more giving, less gimme this holiday season.