The Gift of Growth: How to Start a Growth Journal for Your Child

The Gift of Growth: How to Start a Growth Journal for Your Child

Parenting can feel like time stands still in the moment, but looking back, the time between infancy and high school graduation feels like a flash. So many tiny moments of epiphany and growth that feel unforgettable at the time, somehow get lost in the noise of...
The Power of Gratitude in Family Life 

The Power of Gratitude in Family Life 

Gratitude comes easily at the birthday party. Parents have filled the day with presents, special food, cake, balloons, and special attention. Birthday gift lists have been shared with family and friends. As presents are handed out, squeals of joy and laughing smiles...
The Impact of Music and Arts on Emotional Well-being 

The Impact of Music and Arts on Emotional Well-being 

“We read to know we are not alone.” ~ C.S. Lewis.  Reading may look like an isolating activity with one’s eyes riveted on the page and reality fading behind the words painted in the reader’s head, but reading is entirely communal. This is...
The Power of Storytelling in Family Bonding

The Power of Storytelling in Family Bonding

In our daily lives, stories are everywhere. They pop up on our phones, TVs, and in our conversations, filling our days with endless tales and adventures. But here’s the thing: even though we’re constantly surrounded by these stories, most of them...