Category: Parenting & Co-Parenting
Practical Parenting: Will We Survive the Storm
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…
Inspiration: Parenthood… Building a Strong Future Together
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,…
Inspiration: Hugs… A Warm Welcome to Life!
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…
Inspiration: Parenting… The Power of Belief
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…
Inspiration: Put the Fun in Dysfunctional
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…
Inspiration: The Magical World of Parenting
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…
Practical Parenting and Divorce: Parenting Time Agreements in California
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…
Practical Parenting: Taking Care of the Soul
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…
Practical Parenting: Establishing Respect Amongst Children of Today
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.
Practical Parenting. Dr. Tom Explores the Concept of Doing the Best We Can?
Ever wonder how you can raise successful children who become functionally independent? Ever wonder what the secret is to raising, happy, healthy children? Dr. Tom Explores
Gratitude: Dr. Tom Explores the Do as I Say, Not as I Do Phenomenon
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy Gratitude is much more than giving thanks. It is living by the words we speak. This is especially true when it relates to working with the next generation. So…