Raising Conscious Children

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail “We are the bows from which our children as living arrows are sent forth, in the hope that they may go swift and far.” -Kahil Gibran (Prophet/Poet, 1923) This sentiment echoes the wishes and hard work I see in each parent and caregiver I encounter. We do our[Read more]

Teaching Kids to Think For Themselves

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailListen to your mom and dad. Do as your teacher says. So much of life for young children in our culture involves respecting authority and following established norms in the classroom and on the playground, that we can miss out on giving them a necessary skill: independent thought. Fortunately[Read more]

Time Out or Time In?

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTime Out or Time In? By Kiegan Blake Parents frequently ask me about the effectiveness of using Time Out as a strategy for dealing with their children’s challenging behavior. I believe that it can play a role, but it’s important to look at what you want to achieve. Likely you[Read more]