Give Your Kids the Power of Choice
All people like having choices because it makes us feel in control. Our brains are wired to equate control with a better chance of survival, and so choice feels good. We can use this biological mechanism in our parenting. Allowing children to have choice in their lives will help them develop better ...
Do You Have a Very Shy Child or Teen?
Tips For Supporting Your Shy Child or Teen Most parents of more than one child will tell you that their children came into the world with distinct personalities. We all begin with our own unique temperament. Some children tend to be cautious observers right from infancy. Parents ...
3 Ways to Improve Family Well Being in 2023
The start of a new year typically means setting new intentions as we reflect on our past and look to the future. After the frenzy of the December holidays, most of us are physically and emotionally spent, and not quite ready to take on new habits or routines. We all want to make improvements in 2023...