Giving your Children the Chance to Contribute to One of the Busiest Times of the Year Family life is typically busy with school, extracurriculars, parents’ work demands and more. But add a series of holidays to the already busy schedule and the… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Cooperation, Emotional needs, Interactive modeling, Kids holiday helpers, Motivation, Open-ended questions, Parents and kids and holiday stress, Postive behaviors, Promoting helping behaviors, Promoting responsibility, Social and Emotional Skills
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…. Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: "Coaching Skills; A Handbook", Brainstorm solutions, Coaching, Coaching conversation, Confidence, Confident Kids, Confident Parents, Emotion identification, Jenny Rogers, Open-ended questions, Parent coach, Parent coaching, Problem solving, Responsible decision-making, Self awareness, Sports coach, trust, Understanding thoughts and feelings
I heard the news today, oh boy… – “A Day in the Life,” The Beatles When national or local news reports a situation in which a person has made a harmful choice effecting children’s lives, I begin to go down the black… Read More
We do not learn from experience…we learn from reflecting on experience. – John Dewey January is always a time in which my family and I reflect on the past year and dream about our hopes for the future. We try and step… Read More
Too often we give our children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. – Roger Lewin What do you know about the biggest creatures on earth? What nighttime dream do you remember most vividly? Why do you think you remember it?… Read More
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