In her groundbreaking book, Mind in the Making, Ellen Galinsky describes seven life skills necessary for success in all aspects of life, including school, relationships, and work, that can be instilled in children from a young age. What Are the Most Important Life Skills for Kids to Learn? Focus and Self Control Perspective-Taking Communication Making […]
This article is about time-starved parents and equally time-starved children who always find themselves challenged while navigating through the very limited time they have together as a family. Some parents complain that the time they have for dinner or breakfast with kids during weekdays is like walking on eggshells – they tread vary carefully so […]
Every parent knows about temper tantrums, but how many know how to manage them? We are asked a lot about tantrums during our parenting courses and we hear the struggles parents go through when their kids start to act out. They say they have tried everything – from letting them cryand walking away, shouting and […]
The year of the Rooster is expected to be a year with a lot of action, intensity, and drama. Focus, drive, and intelligence will go a long way in this volatile period.
Parenthood need not be a difficult and demanding experience that brings problems, worries and anxiety. One survey by parent trainer, Dr. Harold Minden, found that the responses of hundreds of parents to the question, “How would you rate your parenting experience?” were as follows: 22% answered “fulfilling and positive” 37% answered “moderately fulfilling” 41% answered […]
All Work and No Play: Why Your Kids Are More Anxious, Depressed By Esther Entin, M.D. An article in the most recent issue of the American Journal of Play details not only how much children’s play time has declined, but how this lack of play affects emotional development, leading to the rise of anxiety, depression, […]
By Laura Shin Financial skills and the essentials about money are very important in order to raise a generation of mindful consumers, investors, savers, and givers. This is according to Beth Kobliner, the author of the New York Times bestseller ” Get a Financial Life” and a member of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability. […]
By Odette Umali Every year millions of new mothers and fathers take on a job that ranks among the most difficult job anyone can have: taking a little infant and being responsible for their well-being and health – both physically and psychologically. Looking back when I was pregnant with my first child, I was focused […]
The kind of words we choose to use can literary change our brain. A single word has enormous power to influence the expression of genes that regulate emotional and physical stress.