December 6, 2016

Parents are aware of the effects that stress can have on the health and minds of young people. Already there are common physical symptoms associated with sleep, ranging from high blood pressure to insomnia or sleep deprivation. New research from Stanford University, ho...

September 16, 2016

Stress is a huge part of our lives. On a daily basis students, adults, young, old, rich, poor, all experience stress to some degree and it can have detrimental affects on our bodies. But what exactly is stress? Where does it come from and why does it affect us?  Most i...

May 2, 2016


Goal setting is an important life skill for children to learn.  When your children start to set goals, they instantly have a roadmap they can follow. They will work harder and achieve more and reaching their goals will help to boost their self-esteem. Guide your child...

February 8, 2016


You may have made it through the elementary and high school years, but watching your child go off to college is uncharterd territory. You have to walk the fine line between providing support without being too prescriptive, giving guidance without being bossy and givin...

January 4, 2016



Communicating with your kids is one of the best ways to keep them out of trouble and help them to feel loved. Whether they are six or sixteen, your eager questions to your kids about their school day may be met with non-committal grunts. You know you're supposed to k...

December 7, 2015


The teenage years are tough for both parents and children. You can help support your child through tough times by sticking to the fundamentals and keeping your eye on the bigger picture. While teens may seem sophisticated in their tastes, the things that make them tru...

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