I have a challenge for you and your family this Thanksgiving. When you go around the table to tell everyone what you’re thankful for, don’t just name something or someone. This year, tell everyone how it is you are going to demonstrate that appreciation and thankfulness during the coming year. This is the essence of…

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“Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold — but so does a hard-boiled egg.” ~Author Unknown As parents and teachers we often zone out when we get a moment alone.  It’s normal– I do it too.  I am far from perfect, lose my temper […]

Walking Your Talk: Showing Your Values Even When Your Kids Aren’t Looking is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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Mrs. Cabrera, the boys, and I did the tour de Florida this Thanksgiving Weekend.  We hit both of her grandparents homes, plus the Magic Kingdom before having really good days at home and with friends. While at her paternal grandmother’s home in Williston, FL, we stayed in the master bedroom (her grandma insisted since it…

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A Thanksgiving Article about Celebrating the Bounty Right In Front of Us It was a popular discussion in our household. Three kids. Three desserts. Six eyes darting back and forth.  Who got the best cupcake? The biggest dish of Jello? The largest number of Mandarin “dinky” oranges? “Mom! Scott got more than me!” Dad would […]

Keep Your Eyes on Your Own Plate: How NOT to Compare in a Competitive World is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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