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 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
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
Inspirational Quote After having children, life becomes about living beyond yourself; about being bigger and better. Jaclyn Smith The Psychology Perspective In this quote, Jaclyn Smith reminds us that when we have children, we need to move from an ego-centric viewpoint to a viewpoint inclusive of teaching our children the morals and values we hold… 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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