Parents: Teach Kids How to Develop Resiliency

What does resilience mean, and why is it important to teach children this skill? defines Resilience or resiliency as: noun ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy. ¹ the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity This short article will focus on the first definition. Years ago, it was […]

Kids and Responsibility

  “The price of greatness is responsibility.”- Winston Churchill Have you noticed that many of the great men and women throughout history came from humble beginnings? They developed an obsession to rise about their circumstances, and improve their lot in life. Each generation strives to give their children a better way of life than the […]

Raise Confident Kids

By Kathleen Boucher   This is the first article in a series of articles on raising confident children. Parenting is challenging. Sometimes parents get it right and sometimes they make mistakes. Most parents strive to raise kids who say no to drugs, bullying, lying, stealing, and behavior that mocks them and others. Parents rely on […]

Do You Teach Your Kids Responsibility?

By Kathleen Boucher   Parenting is not done in a straight line. Instead, it may take some dips and curves before newbies get it right. Parents rise to the challenge of knowing their children better than anyone. They attune to their needs, strengths, and weaknesses. Mothers and fathers strive to help their children grow strong […]