by Lisa Reichelt, Parent Coach Eating a meal together with your family is a universal experience. In fact, many TV shows and movies have used the family dinner as a scene to create comedy and drama (The Simpsons, Big Bang Theory, Blue Bloods, Seinfeld and The Office - to name a few.) But, is the family dinner table becoming an “endangered species?” Do most families still sit down together to eat and share the events of the day? Is a family meal really that important? Unfortunately, many ... Read More about Is a Family Meal Really That Important?
Where, when, what and how much is okay? Technology and devices play a big part in our children’s lives. There can be pros and cons to this easy access to technology and devices.. Knowing how to support our children in learning how to navigate their life using it is our job as parents. Here are tips on how to parent with devices. WHERE to use devices: You are the parent and you know what is best for your child. Remember that. Limiting devices to certain areas or locations is a proactive ... Read More about How To Parent With Devices
The school year can be very hectic and stressful once every family member has their own schedule filled with various activities. Usually it is left to us to be the chief planner of the household. Here are 7 steps that you can take to make school routines simple so that your life can be less stress and you can enjoy every moment! The Biggest Secret You don’t have to live a Pinterest life Alright, I love Pinterest. I mean who doesn’t? It is filled ... Read More about 7 Tips To Make School Routines Simple And Stress Free For Your Family
Every parent has experienced this at one point or another. You child does not want to go to school. Unfortunately, for some kids, it can become a deep rooted fear that creates a lot of anxiety. This fear can last for one day, one week, or months. So how do you help your child work with their anxiety and make school successful for them? Students who are going to start school such as Kindergarten or attending a new school such as the Middle School are experiencing some of the ... Read More about My Child Doesn’t Want To Go To School: How To Care, But Make Them Go!
One of my favorite pastimes is to go to the movie theater. I enjoy all types of movies, and I couldn’t wait until my children were old enough to enjoy the magic of movies with me. But how do you know when a child is old enough to go to a theater and actually enjoy the movie. The answer is …it depends. One of my favorite pastimes is to go to the movie theater. I enjoy all types of movies, and I couldn’t wait until my children were old enough to enjoy the magic of ... Read More about Is My Child Ready For The Movie Theater?