How much praise is too much praise?


Parenting

Do you ever long for a pat-on-the-back? Someone to tell you you’re doing a good job? You don’t need a bunch of praise. Just to know that your efforts are appreciated and maybe even good. If you said no, you are lying. People need affirmation. Kids need affirmation. We need another human to speak the […]

Top 5 Practical Parenting Books. When You Just Need an Answer.


Parenting

  Finishing a good book is bittersweet. You are captivated in the midst of a great story. The story plays out in your imagination.  The characters take shape. Come to life.  And exist distinctly in your mind. Then, a few short hours later, it’s over. And if the book did it’s job, you are left […]

The Internet Generation. Parenting and Protecting.


Parenting

Parents who grew up with the internet know a thing or two about parenting and protecting their kiddos in the internet generation. These parents have a real advantage when it comes to understanding the digitally-invasive culture our children are growing up in. They knew it as the norm long enough in their own youth to […]