Five Ways to Enhance Your Child’s Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is described as the aggregate set of thoughts that we have about ourselves. We pick up these thoughts when we are small. Certainly we add other thoughts over the years, but that initial set is still likely to be hanging around and influencing our actions and choices in life. What ten thoughts do you [...]

I got a shorter leash!

I expect you’ve learned by now that immediate, in-the-moment reactions aren’t always the most useful. My kids certainly taught me that I sometimes needed a little time, a little distance, or a different perspective before I responded. Some old sayings that suggest this wisdom has been around a long time: Count to ten. Walk around [...]