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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

A Mindful Minute: 3 Fun Mindfulness Exercises For Kids

The goal of mindfulness is to train your mind to observe your thoughts and feelings without judgement or criticism. In this, you can cut out habitual, negative thought patterns and prevent downward spirals of negativity. You further carve a... Read More

The Magic Pajamas or 9 Ways To Help Kids Sleep Better According to Science

My daughter has magic pajamas. If she wears a particular set of pajamas, she falls asleep at 7:30pm and sleeps past 5am.  I know what you’re thinking, but it’s TRUE. For as long as I... 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

Understand Your Child’s Anxiety (Infographic)

If you’ve never suffered from anxiety, it can be challenging to understand what a child is truly experiencing. In fact, excessive worrying may seem like a normal part of growing up and something kids just... 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

Use the Secret of Improv Comedy in Everyday Parenting

If you have ever seen an improv comedy show, you will notice one thing—improvisational actors rarely use the word “No” on stage. This is because “No” will stop the scene dead in its tracks, every single... Read More

Life With Your Strong-willed Child: From Combat to Co-operation

Ahhh. Winter is here. Don’t you just love this time of year? Excitement about the holiday is growing; stores transform into glittering grottoes of promise; there’s a freshness in the air… wait a minute… a... Read More