Family Fighting? Use the Peace Rose

“What do I do about my siblings fighting constantly?” I heard one Mom lamenting recently. They are together all of the time. “Should I let them handle it? Should I intervene? I want to help them learn conflict management skills but I’m not sure how to respond.” Certainly, this is a common issue in family …

Join Today Free! the Power of Purposeful Parenting

An Online Event! Join me today in the launch of the Power of Purposeful Parenting Online Event. Need some boosts of inspiration in your parenting? Need some new research-aligned strategies because you are sounding like a broken record repeating the same statements with no changes in your child’s behaviors? Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident …

The Power of Purposeful Parenting Online Event

Join Confident Parents, Confident Kids’ Founder Jennifer Miller for a FREE online series hosted by Kristin Bednarz titled The Power of Purposeful Parenting beginning July 6, 2020 to discover how you can BREAK FREE from overwhelm and BE EMPOWERED to raise connected, confident, and compassionate children! Find the support and guidance to transform even the …

Check Out New Parent-KId Activities From Making Caring Common

Many parents and caregivers are spending more time with their kids these days. Wouldn’t it be nice to try a new family activity and receive a gift card while you’re at it?  Our friends at Harvard’s Making Caring Common are here for you! They are looking for parents and caregivers of kids ages 4-10 to join their parenting …

Harnessing the Strengths of Your Survival Impulses

KEEPING YOUR RESPONSES TO STRESS, UPSET AND UNCERTAINTY HEALTHY “It was all your fault,” I hear either as a real statement or the sub-text of an accusation from family members and with my whole body, I want to run. “I’ve gotta get outta here!” I think with a sense of pressing urgency. My survival personality …

Expanding Social Awareness and Teaching Activism through Your Summer Reading

Widen Your Family’s Circle of Concern through Children’s Literature When we consider our child’s daily interactions with others, they may not get the kind of exposure to various skin tones, cultures, differing belief systems, or other income levels to expand their circle of concern. We want to raise socially aware and inclusive kids who are …

The Missing Link in Social and Emotional Learning

Why Social Justice and Equity Are Essential to Social and Emotional Learning By: Shannon B. Wanless and Tia N. Barnes There is much to be proud of in the social and emotional learning (SEL) field, but we are struck by how much work there is to be done to see, value, and address the racial …

“SAY THEIR NAMES” – A TOOLKIT FOR DISCUSSING RACISM FROM Chicago PUblic Schools

A toolkit to help foster productive conversations about race and civil disobedience “In a racist society, it is not enough to not be non-racist, we must be anti-racist” – Angela Davis. Say Their Names. George Floyd,  Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the countless others that came before.  If you are planning on talking to your …

On NBC’s TODAY Parents Blog…

The NBC TODAY Parenting team did extensive research to tell the stories of what families are going through during the COVID-19 pandemic. They examined what children are feeling and how stay-at-education and social distancing might impact their development. And finally, they asked experts like Jennifer Miller of Confident Parents, Confident Kids what we can do …

Family Responsible Decision-Making

In Uncertain, Stressful and Dangerous Times, How Can We Make the Best Choices for our Family? “We rented a vacation home with one other close family friend thinking that situation could be low risk. But then, they surprised us when several of their cousins showed up with them.” “The whole group of girls, friends from …

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