Lisa Edwards
7 Easy Table Manners Every Kid Should Know

7 Easy Table Manners Every Kid Should Know

By Lisa Edwards, Parent Coach With any large celebration or holiday, you may find yourself, with your children seated around a large dinner table surrounded by friends and family.  This is a happy time, and you want to make sure that your children are using their...

Building Gratitude Around The Holidays

Building Gratitude Around The Holidays

Are you worried about your child feeling spoiled, or ungrateful around the holidays?  It is the season of giving, but also a season of “gimme”.  Here are 25 activities you can do to start building gratitude this holiday season.  Why Gratitude is Important for...

What To Do When Your Teen Doesn’t Like You

What To Do When Your Teen Doesn’t Like You

We've all been there.  Feeling like your teen doesn't like you at all.  Maybe they are yelling at you?  Maybe they are ignoring you?  Maybe they are just saying it to your face, “I don’t like you.”   You throw your hands up in the air and say, “Fine! Be that way!  See...

Am I Causing My Child’s Anxiety?

Am I Causing My Child’s Anxiety?

When your child struggles with anxiety, you wonder, do I add to their anxiety? What could I be doing differently to calm them? We often overlook the power of the parent and the effect they have on the mental health of their child. Look no further as we explore your...

Anxious To Go Back To School?

Anxious To Go Back To School?

It’s that magical time of year, with pencils, notebooks, and highlighters decorating the aisles in every store.  That’s right.  It is back to school time!  Every child is groaning, while every parent can’t wait for those new shoes to step into the squeaky halls of...

Help! My Teen Needs Friends

Help! My Teen Needs Friends

Does it seem like your teen is at home…a lot?  They may even be up in that dark cave, called a bedroom, multiple hours a day, only sneaking down to grab some food every so often.  You wonder, shouldn’t they be out with friends?  Is there something...