It’s Not About Being a Good Parent or a Bad Parent..Are You a Conscious Parent?

It’s Not About Being a Good Parent or a Bad Parent..Are You a Conscious Parent?

It’s not about being a good parent or a bad parent, are you a conscious parent? Many of you are wondering what I mean by this. It means being present with your child and his feelings and needs. It is about listening carefully to what your child is saying or not...
Are Mothers Different Today Than I Was? God I Hope So!

Are Mothers Different Today Than I Was? God I Hope So!

Are mother’s different today than I was?  Considering the cultural change in expectations for woman today, I would think so.   I recently listened to the audiobook, the Feminine Mystique, by Betty Friedan.  I learned a great deal about myself and the...
“Can I Have A Happy Thought, Please?” Can This Stop A Bully?

“Can I Have A Happy Thought, Please?” Can This Stop A Bully?

The phrase, “Can I Have a Happy Thought Please?” is an easy and effective way for children to stop a bully.  It is tried and true!  I have been teaching children to do this for years.  The positive thought and energy stops the negative energy and there are...
March for Our Lives…Emotional Intelligence in Action

March for Our Lives…Emotional Intelligence in Action

The March for Our Lives was attended by over a 1000 people in our local community.  The march of the 17 coffins by the youth was touching and reverent.  The youth speeches were well-written and each one spoke to a different perspective of gun control. Our march was...
Talk of Guns in Schools…Help Relieve Children’s Fear/Stress Now

Talk of Guns in Schools…Help Relieve Children’s Fear/Stress Now

Having been a part of a faculty in a high school right after Columbine, I witnessed many lock downs and an armed guard walking our halls.  I spent more time in the parking lot than in my office. I was working as a Learning Disabilities Specialist at the time and...