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 Childhood is a short season. Helen Hayes Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. Plato Practical Parenting There is some wisdom here. After 10 day in home lock-down, I look at my children and realize the wonder that still lies behind their eyes. This is a wonder… 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
Daily Inspiration Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, and you are not doing a child a favor by trying to shield him from reality. The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil. – Walt Disney The Philosopher’s Corner… 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
Day 2 on Weight Watchers. Hello All. Hope you enjoyed the morning inspiration. Jim Henson was one of my favorites growing up. Who could go wrong with the Muppets. Today was quite an interesting day. I actually forgot to eat my breakfast. In the hustle and bustle of getting kids ready, and handling a sick… Continue Reading
Do Prenups Work? The Psychology Perspective.
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.
Ever wonder how you can raise successful children who become functionally independent? Ever wonder what the secret is to raising, happy, healthy children?
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A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Saint Basil
Acts of kindness generate generate profound gratitude and are twice a blessing...