How Parents Can Help Their Kids Develop Emotional Intelligence

We all want to raise or children to be strong! That’s the whole purpose of my new book #StrongKids. One of the ways our children can be their best is by developing emotional intelligence. That’s the ability to be aware of, control and express one’s emotions and to handle interpersonal relationships empathetically. Here are 4 keyContinue reading “How Parents Can Help Their Kids Develop Emotional Intelligence”

An Interview About My New Book, #StrongKids

Recently, I did an interview about the new book that my daughter, Naomi and I wrote for kids. While I am a new children’s book author, I’m not new to children! As a mom of four, I know the struggles I had raising emotionally healthy kids. It’s not easy helping them to navigate their thoughtsContinue reading “An Interview About My New Book, #StrongKids”

When Sibling Disputes Turn Physical Here’s One Powerful Way To Stop It

Prosocial behavior is the way our children help, share, and cooperate with those around them. As parents, we need to foster this skill as early as possible. For siblings who tend to pick fights with each other, whether it be hitting or touching or yelling, instead of “losing it,” try the strategy I’ve dubbed “silentContinue reading “When Sibling Disputes Turn Physical Here’s One Powerful Way To Stop It”

3 Ways to Change the Mood in Your Home

When my kids were young they spent summers “playing school.” With Naomi as the “teacher” the foursome spent time in the basement “learning.” Here’s Naomi’s version of what took place: “I kindly suggested (read forced) my siblings to play school with me. When I think back, it’s strange why four children, with everything in theContinue reading “3 Ways to Change the Mood in Your Home”