Mothers of Daughters - Steps to creating a lasting friendship

Mothers and Daughters: Steps to creating a lasting friendship

I was very inspired when I read this charming article by Sarah Driscoll called “Rules for Mothers of Daughters“. As the mother of a daughter I am determined to be a good role-model, her best friend, her confidant and her inspiration too. Alexandra emulates me in everything she does and that motivates me to be a woman worthy of her adoration.

12 Things Older siblings can relate to

12 Things all olders siblings can relate to

As the older sibling in both our families’, we enjoy observing how our eldest child asserts his natural authority over his little sister, both guiding/teaching her and being the protector. It reminds me very much of my own close relationship with my siblings. I can’t be accused of any one of the observations on older siblings below …

Part 2: The Psychological Effects of Positive Reinforcement in Children

Part 2: The Psychological Effects of Positive Reinforcement in Children

In Part 1 I talked about the psychological effects that negative comments have on children. In this post I am talking about the opposite, how you can use positive reinforcement to change and influence the behavior of your child. This is the central concern of Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change a new …