Communicating About Academic Challenges

You know by now, if you’re a reader of this blog, that all of us at Celebrate Kids believe children are smart in eight different ways. So are adults! All

Just Watch and Listen

On the way to the grocery store, a friend’s son asked if they could rent a movie from the Red Box he knew was outside the store. After thinking about

What Does Security Look Like? Here’s An Example from a Family in Flight

Today, I’m flying to Orlando to speak tomorrow and Wednesday to parents who have children enrolled in the International Community School in Winter Park. I’m looking forward to it. I’ll

Let’s Offer Hope To Hurting Teens

Yesterday was an emotionally fatiguing day. It seemed like every time I turned around there was another reason to think about teenagers. There were more details about Monday’s tragic stabbing

Hope: A Confident Expectation

Hope. A confident expectation. Able to trust and believe even when we cannot see. Wanted. Desired. Needed. No hope. Doubt. Questions. Concerns. Fears. Anger. Tears. Depression. Confusion. Embarrassment. Shame. Blame.

Develop A Communication Mission Statement For Your Family

Concerned parents. They’re everywhere. Are you among them? When talking with them, I’ve found myself saying, “Just keep the conversation alive.” When we listen and talk we can be influential.