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Parenting Our Future

Aug 25, 2020

“When you compliment your children, praise them for inner qualities such as kindness, honesty and perseverance so they will strive to contribute to the world in meaningful ways.”
~Toni Schutta


Many parents hold the mistaken belief that it’s important to shower our children with constant praise. Praising...


Aug 18, 2020

What we know about this coming school year, is how much we don’t know what will happen or what the school year is going to end up looking like. 

Kids returning to school usually has us feeling mixed emotions.  We are excited to have them back to school, back to routine but we also can feel melancholy at the site of...


Aug 11, 2020

Have you been exposed to the booze or wine culture in parenting? Have you been invited or hosted playdates that include alcohol? Even if they are scheduled in the morning?

Does wine and being a mom go hand in hand? if so, what does that say to your kids that "mommy needs wine to deal with you"? I talk to parents every...


Aug 4, 2020

One of the things I’ve been really good at, especially since becoming a mom, is beating myself up.  I know you know what I mean.  As moms, we all do it because we think we have to do it all.  We tell ourselves we aren’t good enough as moms and we SHOULD know how to do this parenting thing…but how should we?  We...