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August 4, 2016

In July 2015, The American Journal of Public Health published a 20-year longitudinal study that looked at the impact of the social skills of kindergartners on their future success and well-being.  The study, found that:

 In this study, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson...

The sobering reality of that question can stop us for a moment, but where do we go from there?  The busyness of our lives, combined with the overwhelming nature of the question, nudges us to move on to something more manageable, something less unsettling.  Surprisingly...

Teaching your kids to drive, in a car with no gas, just “ain’t gonna happen.”

If we don’t have “gas” in our proverbial relationship tank with our kids, trying to get them to listen to us, talk to us, or to be able to role model anything  will work as well as teaching th...

Search Institute is a research firm that focuses on the health and well-being of children. Since 1990, they have conducted landmark research with over 3 million kids throughout the U.S. They've identified four factors that impact the development of children, and have s...

Do you know any parent who hasn't felt that way at times?  I don't.  We all want our children to be happy, confident, responsible kids – and grow into adults with integrity, empathy, and an ability to find joy and meaning in their lives – despite the challenges th...

Today’s children are the adults of tomorrow.  
We, as parents, more than any other single factor,

influence the adults our children will become.
 

Right now, literally, interaction-by-interaction with our children, we are creating the adults of tomorrow, and for the mos...

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