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...
Why Are My Kids So Different?

Why Are My Kids So Different?

By Dr. Kim Grengs, Parent Coach Do you ever wonder why your children are so different, but have the same biological parents?  I do! I have three children, the youngest is 18 and the oldest is 23; two boys and a girl- she is the oldest. They are all so different...
Should Kids Help In the Kitchen?

Should Kids Help In the Kitchen?

By Lisa Edwards, Parent Coach Have you ever tried having your kids help you in the kitchen and it turns into a disaster?  That has happened to me too many times. Then I started reflecting on my role in the disaster.  It was always too easy as a mom to blame...
I Lost My Child, And It Was Terrifying!

I Lost My Child, And It Was Terrifying!

By Dr. Kim Grengs, Parent Coach If you have lost your child, feel comforted that you are not alone! This is my story of how I lost my 3 year old son in a public place. I also share tips to help prevent this from happening to you. My Story Of How I Lost My Child I have...
Should My Kids Do Chores?

Should My Kids Do Chores?

By Lisa Reichelt, Parent Coach Family chores are a controversial topic. Parents can’t seem to agree on the best practices for engaging their children in helping around the house. We’ve all heard the saying “Back in my day, kids had chores around the house!” What was...