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Helping Kids With Homework:  Creating Independence

Helping Kids With Homework: Creating Independence

How can you get homework help for kids? Or is it homework help for parents? We all have dreams that our school aged children, will sit at the table or desk, study and do their homework completely independently, while we as parents have a few moments to ourselves. ...

Parenting With Purpose

Parenting With Purpose

By Lisa Edwards, Parent Coach Are you sometimes frustrated with your parenting?  Do you wish you could do better, but you just don’t know how?  We all do!  There are definitely times we feel more confident as a parent and others where we could use...

Kindness For The Holidays

Kindness For The Holidays

The Holidays are here! A little gratitude goes a long way. As parents, we are always looking for ways to teach our children how to be kind to one another. Along with modeling it ourselves. The holiday season is a perfect time to start or continue teaching kindness....

7 Reasons Family Traditions Are Important

7 Reasons Family Traditions Are Important

Family Traditions Does your family have a special ritual or tradition? Do you use Great Grandma's cookie recipe? Or an elf on the shelf? Do you go to the holiday church service to light a candle? All of these fun family traditions are examples of what's important to...

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...

Make “Yes Day” A New Family Tradition

Make “Yes Day” A New Family Tradition

Ever Heard of Yes Day? A few years ago, a colleague gave me the book, Yes Day by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld.  As I read the story about a young child who has a “yes day” once every year that her parents cannot say no to her wishes, my children...