Can’t wait to speak

During moments of change especially big change, use all your senses and greater because the words of a child will not be understandable just as they may not understand your words.

Warning about drugs and substance abuse.

Your body houses your future in it. Everything prepared in advance. So protect it and stay firm on your values. Even the ones others deem silly! Friendships are done in close quarters across long journeys. Be identified by your joy and fixed in your beliefs, humble in the presence of those truly in need but …

Play or work first? How to avoid a sore throat!

Well this can be a tough one for parents especially when kids have had a long grueling week. Our children are master negotiators so watch out for the charm. Cognitively it is not easy for a child to go from watching tv and playing video games so it’s work first for sure. Executive management skills …

Should I take credit?

For the position I hold as husband and partner, father and and provider, teacher and presence? Simon Sinek’s (speaker) message is spot on in regards to what it takes to be a leader. The willingness to take care of those around you and in turn it may be added to you but those that love …

Help Your Child Manage Traumatic Events

Parents should decide how much information their children can handle. ADAA member Aureen Wagner, PhD, Director of The Anxiety Wellness Center in Cary, North Carolina, offers this recommendation for parents: Remain as calm as possible; watch and listen to your child to understand how upset he or she is. Explain a traumatic event as accurately …

Teens who want to babysit.

There are plenty of sites that list the things to do to get business if you want to start babysitting. I thought I would create a short list of things for you to become a baby sitter or better. Courses and Certs - First aid, CPR, BLS, recent background check if necessary depending on age, …