Have you ever been sitting there, minding your own business, trying to relax for a well-deserved millisecond when you heard this high-pitched voice, draw out your name – “Mooooooom!” Nothing can get your attention like a child whining your name. … Continue reading
Communication involves the verbal and nonverbal exchange of words and cues between two or more people. It includes components such as facial expressions, body language and tone of speech. Listening is a vital part of communication!
Your child has graduated but as real life kicks in, your child may feel a bit lost and confused. If life after graduation isn’t what your young adult expected, these may be some words of wisdom you can share to … Continue reading
What is all this hype about emotional intelligence? Emotional intelligence is the new buzzword in education and parenting. Research has shown that it is an important factor in helping our kids have healthy relationships with their spouses, friends and co-workers. … Continue reading
Everyone wants a well-mannered child. But, what do they need to know for this to happen? Below are five manners that every child needs to cultivate in their life. Parents have so many responsibilities. Two of them are to teach … Continue reading
One of the most difficult communication skills to learn and effectively implement is the act of listening. I don’t mean just hearing but actually listening without becoming distracted, passing judgment or placing blame. Actively listening and staying focused on who … Continue reading
I listened to a 1-minute video about giving children choices. My issue with choices is when my 3- year old daughter doesn’t make a choice. I ask her calmly to make a choice. She says “NOTHING”. So I calmly say … Continue reading