Fighting Entitlement with a Dose of Perspective

I have written about not guilting kids, and that doing so actually has more negative effects than benefits.  But there is a fine line between guilting and readjusting a child’s perspective.  Especially when it comes to being grateful, empathetic, and understanding.  If you are too careful about avoiding any guilt trips, you may run the…

Stop Being a Robotic Cleaner

At some point you’ll realize one day that you’ve been going through the motions and become a house cleaner 24/7. If you’re OCD like me, you’ll have to deal with it, these tips may help.

Cursing and Kids

Curse words are all around us, especially in the media. As it gets harder to avoid them around your kids, how should you deal with the everyday onslaught.

Therapeutic Books For Kids

Taking complex therapy concepts and simplifying them enough for kids to be effective – and for adults too!

Practising Delayed Gratification

This concept has been rolling around for a while – but once you think about the benefits it provides you and your kids you’ll want to start early.

The Grandparent Bonus

They may be intrusive, occasionally critical and preachy – but the benefits they provide make grandparents an invaluable privilege.