Parents Get Better At Listening

Parents Get Better At Listening

Dear Caring Parent, I’ve been thinking about telling vs listening lately as I talk with parents and children. While some things definitely need telling, I’ve concluded that we could all do a lot more listening. At home and in schools. How do we parents get...
The Joy of Raising Boys

The Joy of Raising Boys

The Good, the Bad, and the Hilarious Author – Diane Auten I can’t stop smiling! This is such a delightful read.  The Joys of Raising Boys -The Good, the Bad, and the Hilarious! Through real-time anecdotes, this book follows Diane’s momlife from when...
How do Babies Understand Their World?

How do Babies Understand Their World?

Dear Caring Parent,  Ever wonder, how do babies understand their world? Of all the things that are so important in the first year of life, what’s tying it all together? Attuning is – how you and your baby are tuning-in to each other. I LOVE watching a mom...
Confidence Building in Your Child – What Comes First?

Confidence Building in Your Child – What Comes First?

Dear Caring Parent,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ...
4 SMART Communication Strategies When You Have Teens

4 SMART Communication Strategies When You Have Teens

Dear Caring Parent, These 4 smart communication strategies will come in handy because, as we all know, communicating with your late tween and any-age teen will test your parental communication skills. This has forever rung true to parents. We now know it’s because...
30 Activities for Tired Parents and Bored Kids

30 Activities for Tired Parents and Bored Kids

Dear Caring Parent, August is the month for tired parents and bored kids! Parents are tired of taking care of everything and the kids are feeling that the less-scheduled summer has been great so far, but suddenly it’s boring. School now seems inviting!  It...