Guest Blog: Not Inconsequential by Amy McCready, author, The Me, Me, Me Epidemic: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World


Consequences are the steamed broccoli of the parenting world. We may initially love the idea of our kids’ learning valuable lessons from their mistakes and beginning to step up to their responsibilities. But when it comes to serving them up every day, consequences can be hard to choke down. What actually ...

GUEST BLOG POST: Seeing Children in a New Way by Rebecca Eanes, author, Positive Parenting


[caption id="attachment_23341" align="alignright" width="200"] Photo by Charlee Lifestyle Photography[/caption] Children, like all human beings, feel most cooperative when they are treated with respect and kindness. Adults do not re­spond well to people who speak to us harshly or treat us with disrespect. Is it a stretch to believe that children wouldn’t ...

Adventures in Attachment Parenting: I’m sick of ……….Two! By Allison Silver


When our daughter turned two people told me how challenging two year old's can be and welcomed me to the "terrible two's." For the past six months, I haven't seen any real difference in her overall behavior. Yes there have been some trying moments and challenging times but nothing too ...

Adventures in Attachment Parenting: Super Nanny I am Not! by Allison Silver


It's amazing how having a child can change your perspective. Before I had my daughter I was an avid watcher of Super Nanny and endorsed many of her techniques to parents during parent education workshops. My administrator used to refer to me as the "Super Nanny" of the school district! ...

Teaching Kids About Mistakes – By Diane Lang, Therapist, Parenting and Life Coach


Back to school is not just about new clothes and school supplies – it also means back to the books, the tests and the report cards - what better time to start talking to your kids about the pros and cons of making mistakes? Ultimately, mistakes are good learning opportunities ...