Good Parenting: Advanced Skills For The Savvy Parent

  In a previous post we spoke about the benefits of using “I” statements with our near and dear ones. We discussed how “I” statements can be used to help us parents, stop accusing and blaming. We also mentioned how we can use “I” statements to help us teach our kids what is important to […]

Amy Chua Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Tiger Mother: She’s Not My Hero By:  Alan Carson Alan Carson is an ACPI© Coach for Parents and the author of Before They Know It All:Talking to Tweens and Teens About Sexuality. Alan’s website is www.coachforparents.net. Alan has also facilitated teleclasses for RaisingSmallSouls on a variety of parenting topics such as communication with teens, problem […]

I Want To Scream!

Dear Raising Small Souls, Sometimes I get so mad at my kids! Yesterday, we were getting ready for a family reunion that our family will be hosting next week. My thirteen-year-old daughter suggested that we create place cards and matching centerpieces for the party. Although this will be an informal affair held in our backyard […]