Parenting Tips

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.

Once Upon a Thanksgiving

Once Upon a Thanksgiving

What we can learn from that first celebration

Six Steps Toward Holidays of Hope and Healing

Six Steps Toward Holidays of Hope and Healing

Even though it seems like we were just complaining about heat and humidity, somehow the fall-winter holiday season is already rushing toward us!