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When Praise Builds Children’s Self Esteem and When It Doesn’t

March 30, 2012 | Posted in Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Happiness, Relationships family

Other than good health what more could we want for our children than happiness and self-esteem? Read more…


What the The Parent Child Attachment Bond is and How to Strengthen It

March 9, 2012 | Posted in Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Interviews, Relationships dad-daughter

I just did an interview with Dr. Richard Stern on child attachment that was so interesting I couldn’t wait to share it with you.  Read more…


Are You Enabling Your Child’s Anxiety?

February 12, 2012 | Posted in Anxiety, Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Relationships boys

The other day I met with a new family in the office and the first thing the mom said to me as she sat down was, “My name is Susan and I’m an enabler.”
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Parent Expectations Part 1 – Small Thinking Leads to Small Results

February 2, 2012 | Posted in Achievement, Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Relationships Fish in Fishbowl

Have you ever heard how a fish grows to the size of its bowl?

This seems to be true for turtles. We once had two pet turtles, each in its own bowl and the one with the larger bowl got much larger. Read more…

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