Archive | November, 2013

Age Appropriate Consequences for 5-9 Year Olds

The cold wetness seeped through the thin cotton of the clean socks Jen had pulled on only moments before. Screwing her face up, she let her head fall back and from between flattened lips hissed a tirade of unprintable words. That little sod has done it again, she thought to herself. He’s 8 years old […]

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Improve your Relationship Life Skills

Fed up with the kids? Mother-in-law driving you insane? What about your boss or is it your partner that inhabits a different planet? It’s impossible to live without having relationships of varying types; they come as a given in life and it’s one those little things we all just have to get on with. Most of […]

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How to Make Good Things Happen

We’re all just fabulous at making promises to ourselves each New Year to change this or that in our lives. We decide to break this habit, form that habit, achieve this goal or improve this aspect of our life. While this is a great approach to life, all too often we then brush our plans to […]

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How to Raise Kids with CANDo Attitude

I don’t know about you, but I really hope my kids grow up with the kind of kick-ass CANDo attitude that will help them go-get the life they want when they become adults. Whether they do end up CANDo go-getters will be down largely to me: 1) making sure they grow up feeling good about […]

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