Are You Present With Your Children?

Are You Present With Your Children?

How often are you fully and completely present when you are with your children? One of the greatest gifts we can give to our children is to be fully present with them. Being fully present can often be a big challenge. When my children were growing up, I worked full...
Ten Reasons to Read to Your Child

Ten Reasons to Read to Your Child

We all know that learning to read is important, but as parents, what can we do to facilitate this milestone? Reading to your child has many benefits, one of which is simply having time to snuggle together. Here are ten reasons to read to your child. 1.When you read to...
Five Steps To Raising Optimistic Children

Five Steps To Raising Optimistic Children

Why should you want your child to be an optimist? Because, as Dr. Martin Seligman explains: “Pessimism (the opposite of optimism) is an entrenched habit of mind that has sweeping and disastrous consequences: depressed mood, resignation, underachievement and even...