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27Sep No Comments
A for Effort

A for Effort

Last week, we got an email question about grades and effort. This is the perfect time of year to talk about the value of effort. We know that not all kids are going to be academically strong. We also know...

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Making time for exams

Making time for exams

If you are a parent with kids in school, June is the new December. With final performances, field trips, exams, and soccer/lacrosse/ball-hockey/baseball/soft-ball/golf/tennis tournaments, the calendar can feel incredibly overwhelming! That's why our theme this month is #ThereIsAlwaysTime Today we are...

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29Mar No Comments
Kids Eating Broccoli Podcast

Kids Eating Broccoli Podcast

Powerful Parenting Advice From 2 Experts About Family Meals, Healthy Children and Recognizing That Our Kids Are Capable Listen here to the Kids Eating Broccoli Podcast, our interview with Dr. Brad Ellisor.

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25Jan No Comments
Setting Goals with Teenagers - Gail Bell on BT Calgary

Setting Goals with Teenagers – Gail Bell on BT Calgary

Gail Bell visits Breakfast Television Calgary this morning to discuss strategies to help teenagers, set goals, and get organized to help them achieve. It's half way through the year and the perfect time to check in with them to see...

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14Jan No Comments
Home matters most

Home matters most

In talking with our clients, we've observed that their lives outside of home are clearly organized and scheduled. When it comes to inside the home, however, there seems to be less clarity over all. This results in recurring battles and...

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14Mar No Comments
Changing your "Why?" to "How" can help your parenting!

Changing your “Why?” to “How” can help your parenting!

Three little letters Doesn’t seem like much – three little letters. Three little letters can make a big difference in our daily lives. In his book, WOW A Handbook for Living, Zen Ohashi shares, “When a problem occurs, it is...

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18Feb No Comments
Why work to make life "fun"? It already is!

Why work to make life “fun”? It already is!

It seems that some kids nowadays don’t wake up excited about the day – whatever the day. We even hear children whine about privileges, “Awww, do I have to go to hockey practice?” Hockey is a privilege! Some children seem...

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30Jan No Comments
Stop the homework battles

Stop the homework battles

New year, fresh start - maybe this year, the homework struggles will cease! Einstein defined insanity as, "Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting it to change. The reality is, if homework was a struggle before Christmas,...

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