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Do You Feel Like A Parenting Failure?

Do You Feel Like A Parenting Failure?

parenting failure? Many of us feel like a parenting failure every once in a while. Is that you? Parenting is a lifelong process that comes with no job description. Parenting skills are often unappreciated by our children and by our partners. Are you overwhelmed with...

Tips To Teaching Empathy

Tips To Teaching Empathy

How to teach empathy Teaching empathy is important. But what is it? What does it look like? Why is it important? Empathy is the ability to notice and recognize the emotions of others. It is an active attempt to understand another person’s emotions. Empathy is an...

Unique Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Unique Teacher Appreciation Gifts

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed. Parent Coach Teacher Appreciation Week is coming soon and I bet you are looking to find unique Teacher Appreciation gifts for your children’s teachers. As a mom and former classroom teacher, I’ve given and received a multitude of Teacher...

5 Extremely Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

5 Extremely Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

By Lisa Edwards, M.Ed., Parent Coach Are you looking for some healthy after school snacks?  Do you want something easy that kids of all ages will love?  Then look no further!  Here are 5 extremely easy healthy snacks for kids to enjoy after school or...

Easy Way to Stop Negative Thinking

Easy Way to Stop Negative Thinking

Negative thinking a problem? Want an easy way to stop negative thinking? My son struggles with negative thinking and it hurts as a parent to hear this. .  He constantly says, “I’m not good enough.” “No one cares about me.” “I just suck.”  It breaks my heart...

5 Ways to Combat Homework Angst

5 Ways to Combat Homework Angst

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed. Parent Coach Does your child experience homework angst? You know, the refusal, avoidance and uncooperative attitude that happens when homework is overwhelming. Read on to find 5 ways to combat homework angst. Once upon a time there was a...

Helping An Anxious Child Cope With Change During COVID

Helping An Anxious Child Cope With Change During COVID

By Lisa Edwards, M.Ed, Parent Coach Do you have an anxious child? Here we are halfway through the school year, and our children are experiencing more change than ever before.  Currently my own children have been in 3 different learning models, first in hybrid,...

Recess:  The Best Part Of The Day?  Or The Worst?

Recess: The Best Part Of The Day? Or The Worst?

Four square, tetherball, monkey bars and swings.  Ah recess.  All of the games to play on the playground. Either these bring up warm memories or maybe even the utterance of the word recess leaves you shuddering in the corner. Perhaps you experienced bullying...