Christmas… in One Picture

The five-year old son of friends drew this insightful picture years ago. He showed it to his dad who asked him, “What does this mean?” The son answered, “This is

End Of School Year Stress

“Just leave me alone!” “But, I want to help. I think if you tried ….” “I’m fine!!!!!!!!!!!!” As the academic year is drawing to a close, stress may be building

Learning From Olympians (Continued)

Do you know children, teens, and maybe young adults who have an unrealistic goal or expectation for perfection? They may resent practice and studying because they think things should come

Grieving the Boston Bombings – Practical Insights to Help Process

In light of the tragic bombings in Boston today and the loss of life and the number of injured, I thought I’d repost this blog (with some slight edits) from

Explaining Our Smarts Part 7 – People Smart

Every Wednesday, I’ll post about multiple intelligences so we can better understand children and why they do what they do. — I sometimes joke that people-smart children go to school for their

Explaining Our Smarts Part 3 – Picture Smart

Every Wednesday, I’ll post about multiple intelligences so we can better understand children and why they do what they do. — Surrounding ourselves with people different from us enriches our personal and