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So You Want Your Child to Be Resilient…

The place to start is to get clear about what resilience is. Here’s a non-scientific definition: The ability to recover or “bounce back” from loss, stress, or disappointment – setbacks that can cause someone to doubt his or her self-confidence and self-esteem,…

Crystal Horton

Crystal Horton’s Book “Stretch Marks” Shares Insights from Her Parenting Journey

“Raising a child to be a successful, happy, independent adult is the hardest thing a person can do.” I have often repeated this cliché. Because it’s true. Unlike previous generations, parents today don’t have the same “village” of caring adults…

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Mindfulness – the Doorway to Empathy

Mindful – an often-used word. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, it means “aware of something that may be important.” Aware – feel or experience something Something that may be important. One of the most important things you can be mindful…


3 Realities Over-Protective Parents Haven’t Grasped

Out of love, many parents hover over their kids to protect them from distress or harm, to make sure they feel good about themselves and to assure they are launched on a path to success when they leave home. The…