Life Lessons from Pete The Cat

Life Lessons from Pete The Cat

Pete the Cat I love My White Shoes: I was inspired as I sat reading “Pete the Cat” to my son. If you haven’t already read these books they are some of my favorite Childrens books. Throughout the story, Pete the Cat steps in different piles of food or dirt which stain...
When Daddy “ate bunny”

When Daddy “ate bunny”

I thought I would take a moment and share a personal experience. My son is 4 years old an calls his lovey “bunny.” He and my husband were rough housing and Daddy “ate bunny” (which is just Daddy putting bunny down his sweatshirt). Needless to...
A Few “how-to’s” in Parenting

A Few “how-to’s” in Parenting

There are constantly books coming out with what they consider new ways of parenting. But there are two themes I find in these books. First is decrease (or eliminate) reactive negative responses. Second, is making sure you have a direction, focus and purpose in what...
5 Quick Tips” Getting Kids to Listen

5 Quick Tips” Getting Kids to Listen

1. Make it a game! –challenge them with a “quiz” on what others were talking about 2. Pay attention to them! They learn by observation 3. Engage in “active listening” which means you repeat back what they say and they repeat back what you...
The Color of Our Glasses

The Color of Our Glasses

The Power of Positive Perspective (plus a few tips!) Ever hear the phrase “they see the world through rose colored glasses?”  Well that’s perspective!  Our perspectives define the way we view life. The lens through which we see the world “colors” our view.  Rose...