Have you ever pulled your hair out trying to get your children to be punctual, do their chores or finish their school work? I joined CTV Morning Live in Winnipeg to talk about Raising a Responsible Child. About the Author: Alyson Schafer Alyson Schafer is a psychotherapist and one of Canada’s most notable parenting experts. […]
There are some days that I feel pretty great in my role as parent. Maybe I’ve handled a difficult situation calmly or I’ve made a meal that everyone enjoys and there’s no squabbling at the dinner table. Then there’ll be a day like last week that makes me feel like I’m failing as a parent. […]
Happy Holidays! I imagine a lot of you will be making New Year’s resolutions. I was thinking about how ambitious and yet ambiguous something like “have a better family life” is as a goal to set. How would you know if you did “better” in 2013 as a family? That’s when I remembered some interesting […]
Wanting to get organized this year once and for all? Don’t we all? I’m not big on setting resolutions; they tend to fade after a few weeks. We have the best intentions but really if you are going to do something you can just as easily do it now or in July. No matter when […]
Today I sat it on a wonderful meeting where we discussed goal-setting strategies for the upcoming year. It may be hard to think about the next year when we are right in the middle of the holiday hustle and bustle, but now is a great time to start thinking about what you want the next […]
So we’ve made it to February, which is usually the time when folks have either fallen off the New Year’s resolution wagon or take a step back to assess how they are doing. I am happy to report that I am doing great! OK, it might have something to do with the fact that I […]
this year instead of saying you’re Going To Get Your Entire House Organized, sit down and make a list of each room in your house. Then break it down even further. List each area in that room and what you want to see accomplished. Next, set a weekly goal of tackling each area until you are finished.
For this week’s blog post, guest blogger Christopher McGrath provides some timely inspiration about getting healthy in the New Year. It’s that time of year again when many people reflect upon the previous year, wondering what could have been, and contemplate the year ahead, dreaming of what could possibly be. While I’ve never been a […]