Tag: Confidence

Sound the Trumpets! It’s Publication Day!

After years of hard work (dozens of proposals in the bin), research, collaboration, and loads (and loads) of anticipation, here we are — publication day! If you pre-ordered, you should have a beautiful package awaiting you today at your doorstep. Because you’ve been an essential part of this book coming to life, I’d like to …

In Youth Connections Magazine… “Children’s Growing Identity; Cultivating Self-Awareness to Inspire Confidence”

Check out the latest feature article in Youth Connections Magazine published nationally. This one focuses on children’s developing sense of who they are, what they think, and how they feel. It helps parents understand at various ages and stages how children are growing in their self-perception and how parents can promote confidence by cultivating their …

50 Days to Publication!!!

Join the Countdown! Spread the Word and Pre-Order Now!  Parents consistently say that big feelings – their own and their children’s – represent their biggest challenges in parenting. How can we learn about our children’s emotional reflexes, their born temperament, and how they impact their emotions and choices? How do we know how to support …

Parenting Montana

Governor Steve Bullock of Montana just announced the launch of a website entitled ParentingMontana.org that is designed to provide parents with simple to use, evidence-based tools for developing children’s social and emotional skills from preschool through high school. This unique site was developed in response to a major statewide survey asking 1,200 Montana parents exactly …

Do You Know A Confident Mom?

Did you have a Confident Mom growing up or one now supporting you as an adult? Do you gather with friends and consider how incredible they are as Moms? Though it may be hard to define exactly what confidence means, we know it when we see it. Perhaps it’s a Mom who does what’s right for …

Coaching – A Tool for Raising Confident Kids

Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. – Roger Lewin Coaching can be a powerful way to help our children become more self-aware, understanding their thoughts and feelings and how they impact their behavior choices. It can also give them valuable practice in problem-solving and responsible decision making. Similar …

Bullying Prevention Awareness Month: What Parents Can Do

In honor of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month… Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself. – Elie Weisel “You’re a horrible person,” was what I heard and deeply felt though I cannot recall the exact words that delivered this final crushing blow. It had come after a series …

Parents, Kids and Bullying Behaviors – What Can We Do?

Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself. -Elie Weisel “You’re a horrible person,” was what I heard and deeply felt though I cannot recall the exact words that delivered this final crushing blow. It had come after a series of unconsidered and callous jabs and was …

Coaching as a Tool for Raising a Confident Kid

Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. – Roger Lewin Coaching can be a powerful way to help our children become more self-aware while understanding their thoughts and feelings and how they impact their behavior choices. It can also give them valuable practice in problem solving and responsible decision …

Elements of a Confident Kid…Kindness

: of a sympathetic or helpful nature 1 About Kindness It is said that at the root of kindness is compassion. Compassion has to do simultaneously with how we feel about and care for ourselves and how we feel about and care for one another. When you walk into another family’s house, there is typically a …

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