Does Your Child Feel Unmotivated? Here’s What You Can Do

A lot of our problems may go away the moment we accept that the only person we could ever have any real control over is ourselves. As parents, we naturally feel answerable for our children’s choices. The truth is, no one can be accountable for another person’s decisions. Make no mistake, your kids, however young, […]

Are You Expecting Too Much from Your Child?

There is a saying that goes: Expectations are premeditated resentments. A universal truth in any relationship is assuming all the ways that another person should, could, or would behave, and feeling disappointed when these expectations aren’t met. The same goes with our children. We have so many aspirations for our kids, and our love for […]

7 Ways to Have Better Conversations with Your Kids

There’s a scene in the 90s movie Matilda that bothered me when I first saw it and thanks to a re-watch on Netflix, it bothers me to this day. Granted there are a lot of bothersome images in that film but this one in particular is where Danny DeVito’s character, the dad, told his six-year-old […]

5 Ideas That Will Make Summer Play Dates Unforgettable

As a preschool teacher, I’ve had moms ask me the best way to develop a child’s social skills. And I would always recommend to simply get them out there– let them hang out with other kids, bring them to the park, enroll them in classes, or organize play dates with their friends. I’ve seen it firsthand–my […]