Am I Raising Lazy and Entitled Kids?

“You have to do your own growing. No matter how tall your grandfather was.” -Abraham Lincoln

Ouch! Wake up call! This is a question perhaps many parents have asked time and again. How do I avoid raising the local neighborhood brat? How do I build empathy, respect and a spirit of sensitivity in […]

Exposing Preschool Philosophies- Play Based vs. Academic

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood” -Fred Rogers

It’s not a surprise to say that parents do the best they can to provide for their children’s futures. I had my first […]

Nurturing a Habit of Gratitude… Not Just an Attitude

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love holiday time. For the celebration, tradition and connection to my faith and roots. The […]