We want to be good parents and we want to give our children as much of our focus and time as we can. We know that giving our children our time is important for their optimal development. Yet weâ€™re swamped with demands and juggling our familyâ€™s schedules and individual needs. We can certainly look for areas to simplify and be … Read More
If only our kids would cooperate with us, our job would be so much easier, right? I get how frustrating it can be. I also know that if we are not careful how we gain their cooperation, we can create future problems for ourselves and our kids.
A parent asks: My five-year old doesnâ€™t want to participate in music class. He doesnâ€™t want to participate in anything – last year it was karate – and when he doesn’t want to participate, he says he “doesn’t feel well”. I donâ€™t know what to do. Alison answers: You are not alone. In fact, my own family has experienced this … Read More
Alison was honoured to be invited to speak at Ignite SJ: Enlighten us. But make it quick, Winter 2015. Along with six other speakers who each had five minutes and 20 slides during which to share their ideas, Alison explains how, “We Can Change the World in One Generation.” Thank you to organizers for the opportunity and to Hemmings House … Read More