For the last few weeks I have been catching up on 13 Reason’s Why on Netflix. There has been much debate about whether the show glorifies suicide and should not be viewed by teens or whether it should be watched, so teens understand the impact of their actions.
It doesn’t matter if you watch it or don’t. What matters is that in our homes we are teaching children resiliency skills. If our children are resilient, self-aware, compassionate, brave, and authentic, whether they watch this show, a rated R movie or the nightly news it won’t impact their beliefs about themselves or push them into committing suicide. Of course, the only way to teach your kids how to be resilient is to embody these qualities yourself.
On a scale of 1-10 how resilient are you? Keep reading to learn the key resiliency points to ensure your child grows into a happy and healthy adult. Read More
The reality is that most of us have behaved like a jerk at one time or another. We might have been rude to a telemarketer or short tempered with our spouse. Maybe we had a long day and lost it at the check-out person. I am sure you can come up with a list more inclusive than this one, but you get what I mean.
None of us are perfect. At one time or another we have all made mistakes. We have all been assholes. Our kids are no exception. Read on for some tips on how to facilitate growth if you notice some concerning behaviors in your child. Read More
When you think of women role models, who comes to mind?
Eleanor Roosevelt? Sojourner Truth? Sandra Day O'Conner?
Our nation has a history filled with women who have embodied courage, tenacity, wisdom and compassion.
But have you ever paused to think about who your daughter looks up to?
Who will impact the kind of woman she is going to grow into?
Who has the ability to show her what courage, tenacity, and compassion looks like in action?
The truth is, there is no one more influential in your daughters life than you. Read More