Why Aren’t You Paying Attention?

Why Aren’t You Paying Attention?

We want answers. In our line of support, we very frequently come across the frustrated parent. Your kid seemingly can’t muster up enough self-control to pay attention to the “important stuff” in school or at home but can easily be ready to hang out...
10 Real Thoughts Kids Have About Parenting

10 Real Thoughts Kids Have About Parenting

As a parent, ever wonder what is going on inside your kid’s mind? Through the positive work we have completed with adolescence, young adults, and families we’ve heard and seen almost everything. Kids want their freedom (sometimes without responsibility)...
What To Do When You Sweat The Small Stuff

What To Do When You Sweat The Small Stuff

The feeling when… Somebody tells you to calm down when you’re angry. When somebody is playing their music out loud on their cell phone in a public place. When you are finished washing dishes and your significant other/mom/dad/sibling comes over with a dish they forgot...
Is This Generation Too Fragile?

Is This Generation Too Fragile?

When I grew up I was not a fighter. I went to a Quaker school for 8 years (they deeply believe in non-violence), and became a black belt in a martial arts form that literally translates to “open fist”, meaning you learn how to defend yourself without necessarily...
Keeping Your Kids Busy This Summer

Keeping Your Kids Busy This Summer

Are you one of those parents who see summer as an obstacle for your kids? Do you have the goal of ensuring that your kids stay active both physically and mentally? If so, you are not alone! What should a summer break be for a kid? Do you need to take it easy or should...
Do NOT Try to be Your Child’s Best Friend

Do NOT Try to be Your Child’s Best Friend

Fresh off the press, “PARENTS STRUGGLE WITH TRYING TO BE THEIR KID’S FRIEND”. If you have every seen the 2004 movie Mean Girls then you know Amy Poehler’s role as Mrs. George and yes, she is the “cool” mom. She has fake boobs, has no major rules on underage drinking...