How to Help Your Negative Thinker

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Some kids are super hard on themselves. For many years, I worked with a little girl who struggled to silence her inner critic. She constantly … [Continue reading...]

10 Things Parents of Anxious Kids Should Know

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As the parent of a mildly anxious child, I know firsthand how hard it can be to parent an anxious child. You want to fix it for them, but you can't. … [Continue reading...]

3 Wishes for 2016

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I've never been big on resolutions. It wasn't a thing we did in our family. We didn't sit around the table on December 31st talking about our plans … [Continue reading...]

Drop Everything and Play!

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The stuffed animals went to school today. They went to stuffed animal school, anyway. The bad news is that my kids are home sick (tis the season). The … [Continue reading...]

The Happy Kid Handbook on FOX NEWS Health

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I'm back from a whirlwind trip of speaking at schools and media appearances to spread the word about The Happy Kid Handbook and, more importantly, to … [Continue reading...]

3 Reasons to Keep the Costumes After Halloween

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  My son is obsessed with football. He loves watching games. He loves discussing scores and plays. He loves throwing a football with his daddy … [Continue reading...]

The Happy Kid Handbook in Stores Now!

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  Yesterday was an exciting day! Thanks to so many of you, The Happy Kid Handbook made it to #1 for parenting on Amazon! I am humbled by and … [Continue reading...]

3 Phrases That Will Strengthen Your Bond With Your Child Today

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  It's easy to talk about and practice unconditional love when we are rested, happy and healthy but when times get tough - the act of … [Continue reading...]

The Happy Kid Handbook on California Charter

Things are getting busy as we prepare for the 10/20/15 launch of The Happy Kid Handbook! If you're curious about the book, check out this clip set to … [Continue reading...]

Feelings Faces Magnets With The Happy Kid Handbook!

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  Big News!!! We are just one month away from the release of my first book, The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a … [Continue reading...]