Why Valentine’s Day Is Often a Missed Opportunity for Dads

Valentine’s day is celebrated as a day of romance and to express our deepest love to the people we care about. Often that’s our wives, our partners or our girlfriends. As a dad though, there is another opportunity for you…. Continue Reading >

Disempower the Bully by Empowering the Child

Meditation is here to help each of us live easier. To free us from suffering. How? By showing us how to calm the mind and the body. By teaching us how to be more present, rather than worrying about the… Continue Reading >

Teaching Toddlers Tricky Topics

Teaching toddlers ‘tricky topics’ can be easy if you have the right tools in your toolkit. And the right tool is often a children’s book! Kids are visual learners, so story books are ideal to broach tricky topics, and help… Continue Reading >

A Dad’s Perspective on Emotions

I was naked on the shower floor, shaking, uncontrollably crying and all I could think of was how was I going to be a Dad. It was a little more than a week after my daughter Betty was born. We… Continue Reading >

How connecting to nature can support children’s emotional development

There’s no doubt moving through the tantrum phase of early childhood is tough on parents. Waiting out it out until the emotions pass, trying to support your child to find the words to express how they’re feeling. But getting through… Continue Reading >

Emotion Naming Games for Children

Children who have a firm understanding of their emotional experiences are more able to regulate and express their feelings in healthy ways have more positive relationships, are better prepared for learning and also have higher self-esteem. When a child struggles… Continue Reading >

Benefits of 3D and 2D Art for Children

What are the benefits of 2D and 3D art for children? Whether a 3D model or a 2D drawing, creating art is a great way to develop these skills and more and encourage imagination, problem-solving, and creativity.

Teaching Kids Tricky Topics

Teaching toddlers ‘tricky topics’ can be easy if you have the right tools in your toolkit. And the right tool is often a children’s book! Kids are visual learners, so storybooks are ideal to broach tricky topics, and help encourage… Continue Reading >

Clear Communication

Communication is one of the most vital components for establishing and sustaining both personal and professional relationships.  So, what exactly is it? It is formally defined as the action or process of sending (talking, texting, emailing, mailing, transmitting codes/symbols, using… Continue Reading >

5 New Ways to Avoid Parent-Teen Conflict at Christmas Time…

…and create a Family celebration that’s full of meaning, connection, and happy memories! Christmas can be a uniquely challenging time of year for parents and teens. It only comes around once, so the occasion is loaded with cultural meaning, heightened… Continue Reading >