Screens and Teens: Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World (my reflections)

When my parents raised me in West Africa, they didn’t have to worry about all of the world’s culture influencing me through a screen.   These days, parents all over the world face not only the parenting challenges of their local youth culture, but the global impact of technology.  While the United States has cheaper, faster internet, theyContinue reading “Screens and Teens: Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World (my reflections)”

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind (My Reflections)

There are a ton of amazing parenting resources out there that approach parenting from completely different worldviews. I have been guilty of sticking to one genre and have missed out on some incredible resources.  This website is getting me out of my comfort zone as I explore parenting books from varying viewpoints.  The Whole-Brain Child is written fromContinue reading “The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind (My Reflections)”

Parenting: Managing Stop Behaviors for 2yr-12yr

I have always heard how important it is to have clear rules and expectations and to be consistent in discipline.  However, I’ve also read books about being empathetic and using teachable moments to mold my child’s heart.  I struggled with consistency as a parent.  I didn’t like disciplining my children so I tended to try to talk themContinue reading “Parenting: Managing Stop Behaviors for 2yr-12yr”