Back to School Tips for Parents

Starting the new school year can be a time of great excitement… and anxiety. Help calm your child’s fears (and your own) with these teacher-approved tips. Meet the new teacher. For kids, one of the biggest back-to-school fears is “Will I like my new teacher?” Breaking the ice early on…

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Listening Deeply to Yourself!

During a recent holiday visit with, my now young adult girls, I found myself falling into a very old mothering behavior.  I was trying to please everyone around me and not speaking up to ask for what I was in need of.   As I tried to be all things to…

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Holiday Gift Giving/Parent Guide to Limiting Screen Time

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, parents and loved ones may be looking for the perfect “wow” gift to give to their children. Online sales along with many in-store, discount promotions entice us to look to electronics and digital devices as that “wow” gift. I know from my…

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Raising Children to Make Wise Choices

Is your child connected to an inner world or getting lost in the outer world? by Melinda Asztalos PCI Certified Parent Coach® What does it mean to have a strong connection to our inner world? It means that we are tapped into the richness of an inner landscape that has…

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Reading to Children

“Reading to children, even before they can understand, teaches them to associate books with love and affection” offered by The Childrens Movement of Florida As a parent coach I often find others offering me articles and bits of parenting ideas for consideration. The above quote recently came to me from…

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