Family life can feel like a bit of a hamster wheel - running at a neck-breaking pace but never really getting anywhere.  Then one day we wake up and the kids are grown.  But that can all be changed if we commit to building a meaningful family culture.  Here are tools and resources to get started!

Simplifying Family Life
April 29, 2019
Lack of time and busyness are common sources of stress for families.  Parents often reporting being on the go all day long. These time pressures likely stem from the value our society puts on achieve... Continue Reading
Raising Grateful Children
December 16, 2018
‘Thank you’ is considered a hallmark of grateful children.  Many parents consistently prompt their children to use this phrase upon receiving a gift, a compliment, or favor. While saying ‘thank... Continue Reading
Simplifying Meditation for Kids
October 21, 2018
Wiggly kids and device wielding teens may seem hard to focus.  Like us, they sometimes find it challenging to bring themselves back to center.  Practices like mindfulness and meditation are taking o... Continue Reading
Technoference: Technology & Parenting
September 11, 2018
As parents, we monitor and control our children's access to devices and screen time diligently.  We are less rigorous with ourselves.  We often let ourselves off the hook after a "hard day" or becau... Continue Reading
Parenting Masters
September 02, 2018
If you are a parent of any child over the age of 1, you are probably experiencing the full throttle Parenting Olympics.  You know - the cut throat competition to be the best, have your child in the m... Continue Reading
No Fear: How a Growth Mindset Shapes Kids
May 20, 2018
Kids meet many challenges - big and small - but their ability to work through challenges has a lot to do with mindset.  Dr. Mary Beth Leibham shares how mindset affects our kids and how parents can f... Continue Reading
Positive Parent-Child Interactions
April 29, 2018
We all desire to raise great kids who know they are loved.  Improving relationships with our children and regularly having positive parent-child interactions doesn't have to be complicated. In this p... Continue Reading
Building Awareness: Social Emotional Learning
November 28, 2017
Many parents are concerned about their children’s academic (e.g., math, reading) achievement and have high academic expectations for their children. While these concerns are warranted given the comp... Continue Reading
A More Meaningful Morning Routine
By Jake
November 07, 2017
What we do in the first hour we are awake sets the tone for the day ahead. If that first hour is filled with the familiar hustle of getting kids out the door, you may be cringing. But a simple morning... Continue Reading