Anti-Bullying Week – Nov. 22 – 25

  Anti-bullying Week 2016 is starting in my community’s school boards.  This is a very important time and it reflects a cause that I am extremely passionate about.  So, as I prepare to educate the students at my children’s school for the second year in a row, I am dedicating time to share significant informationContinue reading “Anti-Bullying Week – Nov. 22 – 25”

My first article for Marriage.com

  I have officially been named an “expert” by marriage.com, a leading website providing resources and information about marriage and related topics. Please check out my first article, “Differing communication styles can both fail and strengthen your relationship”, using the link below: http://www.marriage.com/advice/communication/differing-communication-styles-can-both-fail-and-strengthen-your-relationship/  

The “tip of the Iceberg”: Looking beneath our child’s behaviours.

You are feeling utterly exhausted as you endure your child’s latest “meltdown”.  You watch him (or her) helplessly as he (or she) thrashes about, yelling and screaming, and saying hurtful things to you and others.  You desperately want to help your child but don’t know how. For some of you, reading this scenario resonates withContinue reading “The “tip of the Iceberg”: Looking beneath our child’s behaviours.”

Embracing the Powerful Mind

Volume 1, Issue 1 of Embracing the Powerful Mind is now ready!  This is a quarterly newsletter developed by myself and my colleague.  In this issue, you will find information about me and my colleague.  There is also information about Child Anxiety and Talking to Teenagers. If you would like to download a copy of it, pleaseContinue reading “Embracing the Powerful Mind”

When you need more than “I don’t know”: The High/Low Game

The school year has finally begun and you are dying to know how your child’s day went.  How was their teacher?  Were their peers nice to them? Did they find the work hard? So you ask your child and, after a long pause where you think he or she is thinking about a response, youContinue reading “When you need more than “I don’t know”: The High/Low Game”