Posted on August 25, 2010
Perfectionist (noun): a person who demands perfection of himself, herself, or others
Perfect (adj.): excellent or complete beyond practical or theoretical improvement
Many parents who worry about their child’s focus and work ethic fall in one of two camps:
(1) I’m worried my child is a perfectionist; he gets so upset when he doesn’t get something just right!
(2) I’m worried my child has no drive or ambition. She doesn’t even want to try! She’d rather take the easy route….every time!
Posted on March 1, 2010
“Life’s unfair” “Act your age!” “Because I said so!” “Don’t make me come over there…” “I said, SIT DOWN!” As our children grow and become more adept at challenging our boundaries, an incredible thing happens. Our kind language… Read More
Posted on June 1, 2009
Take a moment to remember yourself at 4-years-old. See the little you there, looking back at your grown-up self? This little person is who you parent everyday. All of us carry with us a little suitcase from the… Read More
Posted on April 1, 2009
Life can be a blur when you have young children. Time races past you at an excruciatingly frantic pace. The endless chauffeuring and shopping, cooking and cleaning, bills to pay, noses to wipe, calls to return….it can be… Read More