Monthly Archives: November 2011

Teaching A Child About Generosity

Teaching A Child About Generosity

Raising generous children is a process, and there will be times when you’ll experience disappointment and dismay at your child’s selfish impulses. However, if you continue modeling the behaviors you want to encourage, helping your child remember to think of others before herself, and talking about lapses in judgment, you’ll be teaching her the right lessons.
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Teaching Your Children About Thankfulness

Teaching Your Children About Thankfulness

The holidays are a time of giving, but kids often think the holidays are all about what they are going to get. Battling your child’s natural selfish inclinations isn’t easy, but it is worth it. Take some time this holiday season to win the battle for their attitudes. The rewards will stretch far beyond the holidays. Continue reading

Can Students Benefit from Mindfulness Training?

Can Students Benefit from Mindfulness Training?

Becoming mindful is, indeed, a simple concept, but it is not always an easy task to accomplish. The reason for the difficulty is that our brains have been conditioned to put all of our attention on past events or fretfully construct and contemplate our future. Continue reading

The Collision Between the Teenager and Mid-Life Parents

The Collision Between the Teenager and Mid-Life Parents

Many times, parents are overwhelmed with their own struggle with mortality and they feel somewhat vulnerable in the face of the youthful actions and carefree style of teens. But your budding adult needs for you to remember that their healthy journey into adulthood is dependent upon a sound relationship with you – their parent. Continue reading

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