June 21, 2021

The Target as a Portable Model

Let’s use the target as a portable model. Effective and portable models help in our understanding of just about anything and they enable us to pick them up and take them with us. A target, for instance, has a center that we refer to as the “bull’s-eye.” Any time we’re able to hit the target, […]

Our Wake-Up Call

Where will our country find leaders with integrity, courage, strength—all the family values—in ten, twenty, or thirty years? The answer is that we are teaching them, loving them, and raising them right now. ~Author Unknown   We need a wake-up call. American families are in crisis. The evidence comes from the plethora of statistics produced […]

Living the Good Life

Living the good life is a process, not a state of being―says the late psychologist Carl Rogers. In other words, human existence is less a journey to a specific destination and more of an ongoing process of growing and discovering that never ends. His view is that to enjoy the good life, we must embrace […]

Profiles in Parenting

Profiles in Parenting is a new and recurring post. For years, parents of the children I treat would ask, “Is any of this we’re talking about written down in a book?” In 2009, I began to write the book. I also began sampling blog sites written by parents. My daughter told me about www.thebigmamablog.com, written […]

Becoming a Power Parent and The Power Parent Hour

Occasionally, I’ll post information about upcoming events. Two such events are: The release of my new book―Becoming a Power Parent: Seven Guiding Principles for Creating a Healthy Family (available the first part of November) ―and a new Radio Show―”The Power Parent Hour” which will debut on September 14, 2012 at 4:00 P.M. EDT. It will […]