• You call it Halloween; we call it Samhain

    Samhain, popularly known as Halloween or All Hallows Eve, begins at sundown on October 31st. This is a magical holiday that dates back to the British Isles. The Celts called it Samhain ("sow-in") meaning "summers end" or "Last Harvest".

  • The Poor Loser Ailment

    Watching any kid be a poor loser is embarrassing, but when the kid is yours, it's downright humiliating. So what do you do? What you need is a good makeover plan to rid your kid of this bad attitude, and that's where I can help.

  • Play with Your Kids

    I am convinced that the best way to build a relationship with a child is through the medium of play. A wonderful side effect of playing with kids is that playing is fun for adults too. it is an excuse to extend childhood!

  • Happiness is an Attitude of Choice

    "If you could only teach one idea to every kid you taught in your 29 years as a teacher, what would that idea be?" My answer has always been the same! That idea idea would be that "Happiness is an attitude of choice!"

  • Taming Your Kid's Demanding Attitude in Six Simple Steps

    Just why is your kid so demanding? Sure, the answer may be because he's used to getting his way, but there could be other factors. And here are some typical reasons why your child may be so demanding. Do any apply to your situation?

  • A Six Step Makeover to Cure Your Kid's Selfishness

    by Michele Borba, Ed.D.

    Do you have a Little Princess or Prince in your house who feels entitled to luxury and privilege? If so, you're not alone. In fact, national surveys show most parents feel they're raising selfish kids. One thing is for sure: selfish kids are no joy to have around. These critters always wants things their way, put their needs and concerns ahead of others, and rarely stops to consider other people's feelings. And that's because they want you to believe that their feelings are "more important" than the feelings and needs of others.

  • Start Growing Healthy Children Before Getting Pregnant

    There is much more information about good nutrition available today, and we want to encourage anyone who wants to have healthy children to start early in learning about and implementing a healthy way of eating. Educating yourself regarding good nutrition is a major part of good parenting.

  • A Job That Is Easy to Love

    Regardless of the challenges, it's a job that's easy to love! The benefits are out of this world! The hours are full of hugs and kisses and you see everything you put into it. When challenges turn into rewards right before your eyes you experience an overwhelming sense of relief.

  • Quick and Easy Halloween Costumes

    Halloween is a wonderful excuse to plan a costume! Allow your child's imagination to run wild (or your imagination for that matter). The best news is your budget doesn't have to suffer.