Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to Fair Park this Season
October 16, 2017 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to the Season in Fair Park Nov. 21 – Jan. 7
Magical lanterns. Lifetime of Memories. Family-friendly event illuminates holiday season with artistic wonderland creations, attractions and performances
Holiday Wonder debuts this winter …

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How to Recognize and Deal with Back to School Stressors
August 16, 2017 – 7:37 am | No Comment
How to Recognize and Deal with Back to School Stressors

Top 5 Back to School Stressors and How to Bust Them
While the start of a new school year comes with excitement for kids, it also comes with stress. It’s common for kids to feel overwhelmed …

How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time
August 14, 2017 – 7:12 am | No Comment
How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time

5 Tips for Mom’s Back-to-School Sanity
1.  Heal self-defeating thoughts: “I stunk at math and my kids will stink too!” This was my greatest self-sabotaging thought as a Mom, and I had to heal! As Moms …

It’s Important to Develop Self-Love
August 8, 2017 – 8:17 am | 2 Comments
It’s Important to Develop Self-Love

Do you ever have what I refer to as “hot pants” moments — moments when you are overcome with self-judgment?

7 Tips for When Your Child Stays Home Alone
August 1, 2017 – 6:34 am | No Comment
7 Tips for When Your Child Stays Home Alone

Ways to Keep Your Child Safe When Home Alone
As parents, we never want to leave our children home alone, but sometimes it is unavoidable.  Here are a few basics to keep in mind when your child …

How to Get Your Tween or Teen to Talk to You
July 10, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
How to Get Your Tween or Teen to Talk to You

Getting Tweens and Teens to Talk
If you are the parent of a young child, you may still have one who freely talks about her thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences. You may also have heard that …

8 Tips on Helping Your Kids Achieve an Attitude for Success
June 24, 2017 – 8:28 am | 2 Comments
8 Tips on Helping Your Kids Achieve an Attitude for Success

8 strategies for building abundance attitudes in your kids

Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads
May 25, 2017 – 6:58 am | One Comment
Ten Parenting Tips Just for Dads

10 Ways Dads can be more involved in parenting their kids
by Jennifer M. Koontz
Let’s face it, sometimes fathers feel a bit left out. They may feel a little unsure of their abilities in the parenting …

Using Technology to Get Kids Outdoors
April 26, 2017 – 6:59 pm | No Comment
Using Technology to Get Kids Outdoors

Combining Outdoor Play with Technology to Get Kids Outdoors
Getting kids outdoors can be a struggle in today’s world of tablets, TVs, cell phones, iPods and other gadgets. Here are a few tips on using technology …

Pets Can Make Difficult Conversations with Kids Easier
April 12, 2017 – 2:40 pm | 2 Comments
Pets Can Make Difficult Conversations with Kids Easier

How Pets Can Help with Difficult Conversations with Kids
The pets in our lives bring us much joy.   They teach us unconditional love and can lighten up some very tough times with their presence.  They make …

Coaching Kids through Chores Builds Self-Worth
March 27, 2017 – 9:04 am | No Comment
Coaching Kids through Chores Builds Self-Worth

Encouraging Kids to Help Around the House Makes them feel Valued
Putting one’s house in order can help get your child’s inner self in order too. Remember how good it feels to fold and put laundry …