The Stupid Tax

The Stupid Tax I let my son use my car for an extended period. The agreement was he was responsible for all things related to that car while in his care. He chose to not think about parking restrictions and a ticket ensued, he ignored it, and sometime later I got a...

Problem Solving and Your Childs Self Esteem

Do you have your kids’ problem well in hand? If so too bad for them! Problem Solving and Your Child’s Self-Esteem Children with high self-esteem are more bully resistant, act more responsibly, are happier and more resilient. So what can you do to help your child...

Are You Raising a Child to Thrive?

Are You Raising a Child Who Can Thrive in the Real World? “I should like to see in her eyes that strength of character which has enabled her to stand firm in the face of difficulties.” What Helen Keller would like to see when looking in the mirror from Helen Keller in...

The Importance of Raising a Problem Solver

The Importance of Problem Solving with Your Child A 2010 study published in Behaviour Research and Therapy found that kids who lack problem-solving skills are at a higher risk of depression and suicidality. Additionally, the researchers found that teaching a child...

Build Trust with Your Child

Build Trust with Your Child- So they will come to you with their problems I was reading a news article the other day: a nine-year-old had committed suicide, yes 9!, in the article, the mother is quoted as saying, “I wish he had come to me.” Heartbreaking. I can’t...