Lee L. Krecklow

5 Things I Learned from My Preview of The Motivated Child Summit

I love my kids and I want them to work hard and achieve everything imaginable. Sure, they’re young, but they’re never too young to get a head start, right? Still, it often feels like they... Read More

Tired of Being Tired: 5 Tips to Help Kids Sleep Better

I’m not always the most patient parent. I’ve been told otherwise by encouraging family and friends, and deep down I guess I know that I do well with kids, but there’s no getting around those... Read More

Separation Anxiety: Dos and Don’ts to Help Your Child (and you) Be Brave

Crying children clinging desperately to legs, arms, and necks. Parents trying to console young ones while fighting back their own tears. Cadets trying to keep order. Bells sounding. Panic. Screams. While these words could describe... Read More

From Fixed to Growth: Three Ways to Help Change Your Child’s Mindset

“In a fixed mindset students believe their basic abilities, their intelligence, their talents, are just fixed traits. They have a certain amount and that’s that, and then their goal becomes to look smart all the... Read More

5 Things I Learned From The Resilient Child Summit

I’m the father of three. Ten years ago, when my wife and I learned we were going to have our first child, I quickly began making arrangements to leave the career path I was on,... Read More

Raising a Mindful Jedi: 5 Mental Health Lessons from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Our kids love Star Wars. Wait, let’s be honest. WE love Star Wars. In the summer of 1977, we were first introduced to Luke, Leia, Han, Obi Wan, and Vader. Maybe you were a kid... Read More

The Five Layer Cake of Gratitude

Researchers agree that there are multiple layers to gratitude, components of it, though how many, and what they are, vary. Dr. Robert Emmons, a leader in gratitude research, defines gratitude as having just two parts:... Read More

The Hidden, Episode 1: A Melancholy

Introverts have incredible strengths. We wanted to give you a tool to explore and discuss those strengths with kids in a way that’s engaging. The result? A 5-part series called The Hidden. Listen to the... Read More