8 Great Smarts

8 Great Smarts

“You think I’m smart? Really? You mean I shouldn’t let kids call me stupid? Which of the 8 smarts do I have a lot of?”
5 Core Needs

5 Core Needs

“I can see how my unhealthy identity is causing relationship issues and doubts about my future. I want to learn more.”
No Perfect Kids

No Perfect Kids

“I do want to raise the kids we were given and not the kids we wish we had. Thank you for your help!”
Tech Savvy Kids

Tech Savvy Kids

“I had no idea my kids’ negative beliefs and behaviors were caused by the technology they use. This is so eye-opening!”

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  • 5
    Dec

    Making Christmas Memories a Priority

    Making memories might be one of the most important things to do during this month. When we concentrate on making memories rather than just “doing things” chances are that our experiences will be richer and go deeper. We’ll pay attention to the people we’re with

    30
    Nov

    Knowing The 8 Great “Smarts” Reveals Your Child’s Strengths

    It made my heart smile. I love the way Leigh expresses herself here in what was a Facebook post. Read about her nature-smart son, Josiah. I love that she knows him this well and knows that what he’s doing is important and evidence of intelligence.

  • 28
    Nov

    A Helpful Post-Thanksgiving Assessment

    How was your Thanksgiving? How about the whole weekend? Did you see the people you hoped to see? Was it quality time? If you spent lots of time alone, did you handle these times well? Did you have the conversations you wanted to have? Did

    21
    Nov

    Thanksgiving Traditions Offer Opportunities for Cherished Memories

    We were all there, seated at the large oval table in my brother’s dining room. Dave and his wife, Debbie, were hosting us for Thanksgiving, 1986. Deb’s parents were there. My parents were there. Betsy, 13-months-old, was in her high chair. Our expectations for good

  • 16
    Nov

    Cultivating Gratitude Year Round

    If you have read Screens and Teens you know that cultivating gratitude is something I think we need to be consciously doing on a regular basis. Giving thanks cannot be something we do one day a year. Being thankful should be something we are. What if

    14
    Nov

    Purpose Can Help Attitude

    Do you work out at a gym? Maybe you can relate to this. When my trainer hands me 5-pound weights, I know I’m in big trouble. I do nothing with this light weight that is easy. Everything is challenging. Linda recently asked me to do

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