Parents: Teach Kids How to Develop Resiliency

By Kathleen Boucher What does resilience mean, and why is it important to teach children this skill? Dictionary.com defines Resilience or resiliency as: noun ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy. ¹ the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity This short article will focus on the first definition. Years […]

Parents: Kids, Joy & Prosperity

0 0 0 0 By Kathleen Boucher Joy must be developed from the inside.   —Alan Lokos   What makes you happy? What gives you joy? Do you love writing, reading, spending time with your friends, designing landscapes, solving problems, building skyscrapers or new Lego designs? Are you aware of what your children’s joy comes from? […]

Kids and Responsibility

0 0 0 0 By Kathleen Boucher   “The price of greatness is responsibility.”- Winston Churchill   Have you noticed that many of the great men and women throughout history came from humble beginnings? They developed an obsession to rise about their circumstances, and improve their lot in life. Each generation strives to give their […]

Raise Confident Kids

0 0 0 0 By Kathleen Boucher   This is the first article in a series of articles on raising confident children. Parenting is challenging. Sometimes parents get it right and sometimes they make mistakes. Most parents strive to raise kids who say no to drugs, bullying, lying, stealing, and behavior that mocks them and […]