Parenting Tips

Getting Your Kid to Eat Meat

If your child rejects any meat that is “chewy,” stick to softer meats and alternatives instead: lean ground beef, meatballs, boneless fish, eggs, tofu, baked beans or other legumes and peanut butter. Note: You can also make a piece of meat more tender and moist by stewing it or cooking it slowly in a covered …

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Sex Education for Teenagers

All of the discussions about sex before now were just a prelude to the real thing. And now is when you need to have the “real talk,” which can be quite a challenge for some parents. But rest assured that some of the work has most likely been done for your teen in a human …

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Raising Happy Kids as a Single Parent

Patrick McMillan is an inspirational speaker to children, pre-teens and teenagers and a subject matter expert in childhood emotional development. He is the founder of HappierKidsNow.com and the author of An Exercise in Happiness™, a “hands on” emotional fitness program for elementary and middle school ages, and The Science of Happy Kids & Joyful Parenting™ …

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The Power of Great Relationships for Great Parenting

Satyen Raja circles the globe, offering a full spectrum of experiential trainings with his wife Suzanne creating passionate love between couples. Satyen and Suzanne’s multi-cultural backgrounds and extensive study and travel combine to create an irresistible approach to living. Their joint passion is to share this approach, helping others create spectacular lives. Satyen and Suzanne …

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Banish the Bickering!

“I really enjoyed the tips from Sue. They are really down to earth, doable and manageable. Loved that Sue suggested writing the positive experiences during the day. I’ve been doing this personally since May and it has made a huge difference in my life. Great call.” ~ Claudette Chenevert Sue Atkins is a parenting expert, …

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Tips on Parenting: How to Stop Yelling and Engage Cooperation

Yelling has been called the new spanking. When I survey the parents I work with, I frequently am asked for help learning not to yell at your kids. Although it represents great progress that we don’t consider hitting our children to be acceptable anymore, many parents feel stuck yelling at their kids, while being aware …

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Tips on Parenting: Parenting as The Most Amazing (and Demanding) Journey we Could Take!

“The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.” ~ Julien Green I love sharing tips on parenting that inspire you to parent from a more conscious, competent place. Sometimes a great metaphor can help us to transform the challenges …

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Tips on Parenting: Loving your Child and Yourself, Sometimes Means Fighting to Stay in Love with the Other Parent

Many of the best tips on parenting that I know are about our personal growth, and not about our kids at all! I first encountered the idea that parenting is meant to grow ourselves up from an early mentor of mine, Dr. Gordon Neufeld. It was so helpful for me to realize that the ways …

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