Tag: sense of purpose

My Dad’s Support in Finding a Sense of Purpose + Upcoming NBC Chat on Purpose

You might just call me a “poster child” for the topic of parents helping kids find their sense of purpose. My deeply loved but certainly nontraditional career path is a direct result of my parents’ investment in my sense of purpose. And… Read More

On NBC Parent Toolkit… Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day: Conversation Starters

Help Your Children Begin to Understand the Important Roles of Work in Your Family’s Life What a delight to work with the NBC Parent Toolkit team on putting together an article and resources for today’s “Take Your Child to Work Day.” Although… Read More

How To Talk To Teens About Their Purpose In Life

By Guest Writer, Dr. Kendall Cotton Bronk; Associate Professor of Psychology, Claremont Graduate University “Not to brag, but I can make my teen crabby just by saying hello.” As the parent of a pre-teen, I can relate. And judging from the sixty-three… Read More

Quiet Winter Reflection

After the hub-bub of the holidays, I find myself craving quiet, the central gift of wintertime. Much of the natural world is in hibernation and the snow muffles the sounds of the city holding them at bay. As I put away holiday… Read More

In Search of Purpose

New Opportunities to Help Our Teens Find Meaning Though the answer to the question, “Who do you want to be when you grow up?” continues to change – and precisely because the answer changes – we ask it throughout childhood. My four-year-old… Read More

On the New Parent Toolkit — Helping Your Young Adult Find Her Purpose

There’s Important Work to Be Done… Simply read the news and it becomes obvious — there’s a tremendous amount of work to be done to create a better world. Opportunities to contribute abound. So we, as parents, can not only bring our… Read More