Giving and Getting

Here’s my theory: Teach your child how to give, and get a less demanding, materialistic, whiney kid in the long run. Teach your child how to give, and get a generous, kind-hearted person in return! It’s not just my theory, any child development expert will give the same advice, but I’m starting to see it […]

Live and Label the Values

  In my “Intentional Parenting” seminar, I invite parents to reflect on what particular values and practices they want their family to live by. Which values will they choose to be intentional about teaching, about modeling, about living with their children? Do their activities reflect these priorities? Does their family’s schedule reflect these priorities? Then, […]