How to Raise Strong Powerful Girls

How to Raise Strong Powerful Girls

Building relationships with teens is a delicate balance.  As a mother of five (age 7 to 27), I know it’s not easy.  One day you feel like the parent of the year and the next you’re over thinking everything.  Over the years I made some mistakes with my...
Establishing Routines in 5 Easy Steps

Establishing Routines in 5 Easy Steps

Predictable rhythms are important for teens, giving them anchor points in their days and weeks. Odds are that you already have some sort of rhythm in your life. Even something as simple as bath time, pajamas, brushing teeth, story time is a bedtime routine that...
7 Ways to Stop Bullying

7 Ways to Stop Bullying

1) Learn about the issue Media attention on bullying and cyberbullying is increasing rapidly. The more informed and better educated you are, the more effective you can be in impacting the problem. Attend a workshop with Positive Young Teens, share your experiences...
12 Commandments For Parents

12 Commandments For Parents

12 Commandments For Parents In a child’s education an important factor is the parents’ expertise for this “job”. No one is born holding all the knowledge, but we can learn and understand some things from books or advice from qualified persons. Amongst the commandments...