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 […]

Christmas is a Time to Love

Everybody knows A turkey and some misletoe Can help to make the season bright Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow Will find it hard to sleep tonight

Amidst the hustle, honking, smells, shopping; the UPS deliveries and Amazon. Among all of the sights and sounds of this busy season. During Christmas Eve, […]

Home & School Partnerships that Engage, Equip and Empower

When parents and teachers experience disequilibrium and do not feel understood in an educational environment it can be frustrating. At times there can be a pervasive perception on both parts of teachers and schools of not feeling heard and thus allowing communication to breakdown. For example; if a parent doesn’t feel that their […]

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 […]