How to Elevate the Power of Your Words

How to Elevate the Power of Your Words

As parents, we are often sending many messages to our children by what we say and how we say things. Our words can add value or cause harm to the livelihood of our children. So with this in mind, here are some ways to make a greater impact on your child’s...
Are You Praising Your Child the RIGHT Way?

Are You Praising Your Child the RIGHT Way?

Is there really a “wrong” and “right” way to praise my child? Well, if you are the type of parent who wants to raise children who are willing to take on new challenges, are secure within themselves, and are resilient to setbacks, then the answer is “YES”!!! The right...
When Is Praising Children Too Much?

When Is Praising Children Too Much?

Always praising a child can have a long term effect of making them feel unsuccessful forever when they hit a snag. They lose confidence and feel insecure or uncertain about their true abilities because they have become so dependent on external reassurance. The moment...
Do You See What I See?

Do You See What I See?

If you are a parent with a child who has a learning difficulty, then you know all too well that sometimes others do not see how smart and capable your child is. They often will see and focus on your child’s limitations OR they will pretend that there isn’t a problem...
You Are Always Right!

You Are Always Right!

You know, there is so much to be said about our beliefs! Whether you believe you can or can’t do something, you’re right! Just as we are models for the behavior we want to see in our children, we also model to them how to think – not only about themselves but...
What Should I Be Working On This Summer?

What Should I Be Working On This Summer?

Summertime is a great for leaning into your child’s natural interests. There is a little bit more freedom and flexibility with your time and you may not have as busy schedule as you would during the school year! That is what makes this a great opportunity to do...