Kids Are Just Bad! (Really?)

I don’t know about you, but sometimes, in those moments between sleep and awake, I get ideas, lot of them. Here’s what crossed my mind this morning. How many of you think that when a child is born all systems are turned on and ready to go?  The truth is all systems...

Teaching Responsibility

“I was so afraid that he [her son] would fail that I forgot to affirm his success.” Iyanla Vanzant. Iyanla’s statement caused me to do a great deal of thinking about the way parents teach responsibility. Why is it most parents feel like the only way...

Kids Are Just Bad! (Really?)

I don’t know about you, but sometimes, in those moments between sleep and awake, I get ideas, lot of them. Here’s what crossed my mind this morning. How many of you think that when a child is born all systems are turned on and ready to go? The truth is all systems are...

Make the Endless Arguing Stop

Arguing can happen anywhere, anytime, and at any age. Children want what they want. They start by demanding what they want and when mom says NO, they argue. Mom gets more intense hoping it will stop the arguing. The child, on the other hand, speaks faster and gets...