children

January 30, 2012

Permission to Make Mistakes

Making mistakes is part of being human. There are times we all stumble in life and if we deny ourselves compassion we then negate a part of what makes us human.
February 26, 2012

The Need to Control Others

Why do some of us feel the need to control the actions of others? Many of our behaviors in adulthood are created from the messages handed […]
September 13, 2012

Ashland Hazing Incident Puts Spotlight on Bullies

Story shared from the Mail Tribune. Paul Coughlin has harsh words for bullies: Stop it on the schoolyard or you may end up in a prison […]
February 12, 2013

No Difference Between Bullying and Drama

Story shared from Red and Black. The difference between “bullying” and “drama” does not exist. This is one of the topics students pondered as they participated […]
November 12, 2013

Coping with Holiday Stress

The holidays are a wonderful time of year for many of us, but they can also produce a great deal of stress. Running from store to […]
February 3, 2014

The Inner Wounds of Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber needs to speak to someone who hears what he is NOT saying.
February 6, 2014

The Lonely Life Of The Addict

Many of us know someone whose life has been decimated by addictions. Whether they are family or friends, we ask ourselves why do they turn away […]
June 2, 2015

What Would You Do If Your Kid Asked About Smoking Weed?

My son recently asked me what it’s like to smoke weed or “pot as many of us called it when we were growing up. Some parents would have yelled, scolded, and been upset. But I didn’t chastise my son for asking me the question. I was actually proud – of my son and myself.
June 16, 2015

Preparing Our Children to Face the World with Integrity and Confidence

As parents, we never set out to hurt our children intentionally. Unfortunately, even with our best intentions, sometimes we do give our children destructive messages.