Give Your Child the Confidence to Combat Teasing

Give Your Child the Confidence to Combat Teasing

There are many ways to empower your child and yourself to combat teasing and maltreatment. If you are a parent whose child is suffering from teasing, you should remember that there are options. Teach your child that there are different ways to deal with teasing, and encourage them to choose the one that will make […]

What Is Hope?  How You Become Hopeful

What Is Hope? How You Become Hopeful

Hope is the belief that the future you imagine can become a reality. Can you make yourself feel more hopeful? I believe you can. It has been my experience and the observation of many others that those who have learned coping skills can survive and even thrive after horrible tragedies. Gain ways to be more hopeful at http://www.judyhwright.com

Be a Job Creator

Be a Job Creator

Tired Of Working For Someone Else? Then Create Your Own Job Americans are probably the most goal driven, achievement-oriented people in the world. We spend so much money at conferences, seminars and with “gurus of success” looking for the secret to making more money. Everyone wants to be considered successful, and no one wants to […]

Resiliency—New Perspective On Old Problems

Resiliency—New Perspective On Old Problems

If you look at life through a small and narrow window (especially one that is smudged and covered with fingerprints from the past) your perspective will be no broader than just that tiny opening. By making deliberate choices about widening your “window of opportunity” you will be drawn to those solutions that can best serve your highest good. Claim your free eBook at http://www.UseEncouragingWords.com

How Do I Raise Confident Children? EXPERT

How Do I Raise Confident Children? EXPERT

When we teach our children to give service, and care about people outside the family unit it also teaches them empathy. Service teaches them about diversity and to go outside their comfort zone. Children should be taught that the bedrock of civilization is respect for others, and gives the child a connection to the world around them and a stronger connection to the family.

5 Ways To Teach About Peer Pressure (EXPERT)

5 Ways To Teach About Peer Pressure (EXPERT)

5 Ways To Teach About Peer Pressure (EXPERT) Parents have much less influence than we think we do. It is important to talk often about how to handle peer pressure and to use critical thinking skills in making decisions. Keeping your child safe is a matter of teaching them how to navigate in a sometimes negative world.

Phrases to Build Confidence

Phrases to Build Confidence

When you build confidence, both in yourself and others, use strong words that evoke a sense of movement. For instance; “I can do it” is certainly stronger than “I can’t do it.” Contrast that to “I choose to do it” which sounds more powerful and sure. The strongest is “I am going to do it! […]

3 Easy Steps To Really Enjoy Children (EXPERT)

3 Easy Steps To Really Enjoy Children (EXPERT)

Imagine a scene where you are laughing and having fun with the children in your life?  Can you picture the joy you will feel when there is no stress or  disharmony?  Is it possible to have that quality time with your family and children in your circle of influence?  You will think more positively after […]

Discipline But Never Punish (EXPERT)

Discipline But Never Punish (EXPERT)

Suppose your child has left Legos all over the living room again!  Can you picture the scene? Can you feel yourself become frustrated immediately?  Are your shoulders  instantly stiffening just thinking about the scene and the consequences?  And this was just pretend.  What happens when you are right in the midst of inappropriate behavior? Ponder […]

Solutions For Shy & Withdrawn Children (EXPERT)

Solutions For Shy & Withdrawn Children (EXPERT)

Picture your child on the playground.  Is she involved with the other children, participating in the games and activities?  If not, do you wonder how you could help her to develop confidence and courage to overcome shyness? Discover Unique Ways To Build Confidence By helping the child succeed at something every day you will increase […]

2 Myths About Quality Family Time (EXPERT)

2 Myths About Quality Family Time (EXPERT)

What’s with the quality time that everyone tries to accomplish with their families? Do you run yourselves ragged trying to cram a week’s worth of quality time into your evenings and weekends. As a result, you feel even more pressure and guilt because all this quality time has left no time for housework and the […]

Startling Statistics About Bullying (EXPERT)

Startling Statistics About Bullying (EXPERT)

Some Facts About Bullying Bullying is a huge problem for children in the United States and elsewhere. Recently I ran across a great info-graphic that explained some things about bullying. You can see it here: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/health-and-safety/infographic-the-truth-about-bullying/. The info-graphic shared some startling facts that I want to tell you about. First of all, what is bullying? […]

Bullying-An Imbalance Of Power (Expert)

Bullying-An Imbalance Of Power (Expert)

How do you determine if you or your child is being bullied? Perhaps it was just a joke taken too far? Bullying can best be defined as an imbalance of power. Whenever there is an imbalance of power or strength that is either real or perceived there is a potential for the greater power to […]

10  Ways to Help Your Child Make Friends & Increase Likeability (EXPERT)

10 Ways to Help Your Child Make Friends & Increase Likeability (EXPERT)

10  Ways to Help Your Child Make Friends © Judy H. Wright, www.ArtichokePress.com   Nothing touches the heartstrings of a parent or teacher more than the plaintive cry “nobody likes me” or”I don’t have any friends.”  We wish there were something we could do to insure the child will be, if not the most popular, at least included in the games […]

3 Simple Ways to Keep Young Children Safe

3 Simple Ways to Keep Young Children Safe

3 Simple Ways to Keep Young Children Safe As a parent, keeping your children safe is your chief priority. And there’s plenty of advice out there touting certain strategies for doing so. But it doesn’t have to be complex or difficult. To improve the safety of your young child, we’ll keep things simple. Here are […]

3 Simple Ways to Keep Young Children Safe

3 Simple Ways to Keep Young Children Safe

3 Simple Ways to Keep Young Children Safe As a parent, keeping your children safe is your chief priority. And there’s plenty of advice out there touting certain strategies for doing so. But it doesn’t have to be complex or difficult. To improve the safety of your young child, we’ll keep things simple. Here are […]

3 Super Easy and Cute Homemade Halloween Costumes

3 Super Easy and Cute Homemade Halloween Costumes

Every year parents are assigned the daunting task of finding unique costumes for Halloween. The scariest part of this holiday can be braving the crowds of other parents at department stores only to be left with few costume choices to pick over. To avoid this stress, you might want to consider buying costumes online or […]