Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Continuing the conversation about teaching the importance of empathy and true caring. Amy Joyce does it again..

Only 20 percent of kids interviewed say caring for others is their top priority. Greater than 50 percent of girls ages 7 to 12 reported at least one incident of sexual harassment in 2010-2011. And 96 percent of parents say moral character is “very important” yet 81 percent of children say happiness or achievement is their parents’ top priority.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Excited to Share

I am pleased to launch the Tool Box video.  It will give you an introduction  to the tools and approaches discussed in the

Book (available at click here)
Web Based Parent Coaching Program (for more info, click here)
Workshops ( for more info, click here)

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014


Tips to make parenting your tweens (girls and boys!)  less dramatic, and more delightful

“Parents often ask me how to get along with their suddenly volatile preteen daughter,” writes psychologist Laura Markham. “It’s a shock when your previously sweet little girl starts throwing tantrums again. Twelve year old girls can be moody, overdramatic, self-centered, focused almost solely on friends, close-mouthed, surly, back-talking and condescending to parents. They can, of course, also be mature, affectionate and delightful, but at their worst they’re a cross between the most challenging aspects of toddlers and teens.”

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