Parenting & Relationships

Share Loving Words of Gratitude (EXPERT)

Share Loving Words of Gratitude (EXPERT)

Loving People live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world. How come? Wayne Dyer

How often do you remember the simple words of “please” and “thank you” in the every day busyness of life? These small acts of politeness not only make others happy, but they carry an energetic vibration of gratitude.

You are acknowledging, not only to the listener, but to the universe as a whole, that you value and respect the efforts of others. You are bearing witness that you appreciate what others do and say for you. See http://www.judhwright.com for more information.

6 Types of Bullies & Victims (EXPERT)

6 Types of Bullies & Victims (EXPERT)

Are you a victim of a bully? Can you recognize the six different kinds of bullying that goes on? This blog post is very helpful for those who may expect they or someone they know are being bullied in some way. Bullies don’t grow out of their abuse of power ways, they simply become more devious. You will find suggestions and tip to recognize those who are in abusive and bullying situations.

How to Help your Children Deal with the Loss of a Pet (EXPERT)@judyhwright.com

How to Help your Children Deal with the Loss of a Pet (EXPERT)@judyhwright.com

  In our lives, the death of a beloved pet is often our first experience with loss and death. It causes us to question for the first time what death really is, what it really means. In our children’s lives, this is a major turning point in their development and they are looking to you […]

Courage To Move Through Fear Into Success (EXPERT)

Courage To Move Through Fear Into Success (EXPERT)

Do you have the courage to overcome fear? If you could step out of this place of fear, what would you life look like? Judy Helm Wright is an intuitive life coach who is gifted on helping people help themselves. Do not be discouraged, but rather filled with courage to face the future.

When Bad Things Happen to Good People

When Bad Things Happen to Good People

When we’re going through adversity, it can often be hard to believe that everyone suffers loss and heartache. It can sometimes be even harder when bad things happen to people close to you- Maybe one of your relatives is diagnosed with a serious illness, and you find yourself asking the same questions. What did they do to deserve this?

Father Bonding with Baby: The Role of Strong, Safe Role Models for Kids

Father Bonding with Baby: The Role of Strong, Safe Role Models for Kids

Being a father is a great joy in nearly every man’s life. Your child is one of your greatest loves, and will continue to provide you with joy and wonderful memories for years to come. That is, as long as you are bonding and growing with him or her. As your baby ages, you need to make sure that you are present, physically, mentally and spiritually. Growing together, becoming closer, will help you to develop that special relationship that you want with your child. You will have the chance to find joy together and to build the connections of trust and loyalty.

What Is “Dead”? How to Talk to Kids About Death

What Is “Dead”? How to Talk to Kids About Death

In our community lately, there have been a number of tragic and unexpected deaths of both adults and children. These horrible experiences have come from car accidents, avalanches, and sudden illnesses. Things that have always “happened to other people” are now hitting very close to home. The members of the community have rallied to help the families affected, but often children are confused about what this death actually means for them.

Caution Without Fear

Caution Without Fear

I taught this class a few months ago for the Montana Child Care Association. I call it Caution Without Fear: Protecting Your Children from Sexual Abuse. It’s a long one, but a good one. To see the video absolutely for free online, click the highlighted link above, and please do not hesitate to ask me […]

Explaining Death To Children (EXPERT)

Explaining Death To Children (EXPERT)

The first death most children experience is the loss of a pet or grandparent. They need to know that you, as a caring adult, are available to explain what has happened and reasure them that they are safe. Explaining death to children is not easy, but important teaching moment to share values and beliefs. You will find additonal information at http://www.amazon.com/Judy-H.-Wright/e/B002WCPXCY/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1 to assist you in explaining death of a pet.

Family-Personal Responsibility What It Means and Whose Job Is It? (EXPERT)

Family-Personal Responsibility What It Means and Whose Job Is It? (EXPERT)

Family-Personal Responsibility What It Means and Whose Job Is It? (EXPERT) Sometimes it is hard to get kids to do chores and clean their room. Whose job is it to see that it is done? Gain a mastery of working in cooperation to make sure the home is maintained and clean.

Is Poverty A Form Of Abuse Or A Springboard To Success?  (EXPERT)

Is Poverty A Form Of Abuse Or A Springboard To Success? (EXPERT)

Low-income status or poverty can be considered abusive as it exposes children and adolescents to many of the other associated stressors such as poor nutrition, community violence, and substandard housing and health care.
Or….Poverty Can Be Springboard to Success

Many of the world’s richest, smartest and most entrepreneurial people came from a background of if not poverty, certainly a lack of ready money. Is poverty considered abuse? Come to www.ArtichokePress.com and join our community of kind, thoughtful people who want respect for all. You will be glad you did.

Cyber Bullying and the Bystander Effect

Cyber Bullying and the Bystander Effect

How Does the Bystander Effect Affect People who Witness Cyber Bullying?

People who witness cyber bullying online know that they are not the only people to see it. They feel removed from the situation and they figure that because so many people see the bullying taking place, they are not personally responsible for doing something to stop it. As a result, cyber bullies are able to continually harass their victims with no repercussions because no one intervenes.

Anger Hurts–Keep Your Cool In Tough Situations

Anger Hurts–Keep Your Cool In Tough Situations

Following is a list of suggestions to use when you can feel your anger escalating and hurting others. Much more can be accomplished with respect for others and assuming personal responsibility for our own actions. Anger Hurts–Keep Your Cool In Tough Situations

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 […]

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.

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 […]