Inspiration Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. — Oprah Winfrey Intelligence plus character—that is the true goal of education — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Practical Parenting – The Home-Schooling Perspective Homeschooling? Wow… It’s been twenty plus years and I swear, it was easier to be a kindergarten teacher… Continue Reading
Inspiration If you want your children to listen, try talking softly to someone else. – Ann Landers Recipe for iced coffee: Have kidsMake coffeeForget you made coffeeDrink it cold (Anonymous) Practical Parenting… An Unforgettable Journey Have some fun with you kids. They express their stress not in words but in behaviors. Take them out, get… Continue Reading
Practical Parenting During COVID 19 Hope you enjoy. Began this project earlier this week. I am utilizing YouTube as a live broadcasting forum to answer your question regarding psychology, parenting, and other issues during this unprecedented time. In this segment, I explore in a live Q and A Session the nuances of raising children during… Continue Reading
Daily Inspiration It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future… Franklin D. Roosevelt The Philosopher’s Corner There is a philosophy present in the art of parenting children. We dream life forward,… Continue Reading
Daily Inspiration Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children. Princess Diana Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind! Dr. Seuss If you never did you should. These things are fun, and fun is good. Dr. Seuss Practical Parenting I honestly don’t know how much more I can… Continue Reading
Encourage and support your kids because children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. Lady Bird Johnson Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first. Matthew Jacobson Practical Parenting What do you want to be when you grow up? Perhaps the greatest question that should… Continue Reading
Daily Inspiration “Silence is golden. Unless you have kids, then… silence is just suspicious.” (Anonymous) The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable. (Anonymous) Practical Parenting Dysfunction anyone? Wow, who would of thought that work would be such a welcome and novel idea. Week one… Continue Reading
Daily Inspiration Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. Carl Jung At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents. Jane D. Hull Practical Parenting One day into a California Coronavirus lockdown, but one week into my new… Continue Reading
Introduction I have written a large number of published and electronic articles on Practical Parenting over the years. Having two decades of experience in the healing profession of psychology, being a co-chair of a family law firm, and working with thousands of children during this time, I have seen the ill effects that two parties… Continue Reading
Practical Parenting: The Psychology Perspective Yesterday, I treated myself to a monthly massage. After the therapeutic hour was over, my body felt light, rejuvenated, and my mind was drunk with endorphins spreading the healing effects of relaxation through my bloodstream. I am hooked. Before, I would always compartmentalizations body as being separate from mind or… Continue Reading
Dr. Tom explores the family value of respect as it relates to the ability we have to foster trust in our strengths and capacity to overcome our weaknesses.
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