No doubt. Tough times. And for many, very, very tough times. When living on very little, having nothing now is the difference between eating and not eating. I drove by a recycling center this week. It was cold and rainy.
We Are Making It Harder Because… It seems that every day, we find ourselves lamenting these tough times. And yes, no doubt, it has been and will continue to be challenging times. Given that fact, what is the best approach
The Holiday Season is here, and our thoughts turn to family, friends, and community. With COVID in our lives, no doubt those thoughts have been modified to some degree. And yet, we have shopped bargains in record-breaking numbers this year.
Many parents are discovering, with months of quarantine, that their influence as a parent is eroding rather than improving. This is due to a failing strategy. The more challenging the child, the earlier the weaknesses in parenting begin to unfold.
In the past two posts, I discussed the initial three steps of my simple system for bringing responsibility and ease to your home. When doing so, your life, as well as your children’s lives, become filled with a rhythm and
I am often asked for the ‘bottom line’ approach to bring things under control and get on track for a better life at home. The answer is in the action steps, and, as is often true, ‘much easier said than
I frequently work with families where academic performance is deteriorating, and parents are tired of battling and arguing with their children over homework. Often, these same families are struggling with behavioral issues and simple daily routines, such as getting their
Child Discipline is NOT a Dirty Word, Not an Outdated Concept, and Certainly Not Your Enemy. This is more germane now than ever, given our lives under COVID. Parents are often describing home where children struggle with acting out, losing
As many have acknowledged already, anxiety is on the rise because COVID has affected most of our lives in significant ways. At this moment, both active cases and death rates have escalated. This fact alone serves to escalate our fears
Mistaken Conclusions About COVID, Your Child, And How to Turn This Around The topic on everyone’s mind is COVID and the impact that this is having on our lives. For many, these times provide challenges on many levels. For our