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AdventuresInWisdom

Does your child have an Ah-bummer coach?

I’m sure you’ve had an “Ah #!%@” moment – probably after messing something up…. Well our kids have them too. The challenge with an “Ah #!%@” moment is that people often enter “panic mode” as they try to deal with the issue. The problem is…when you feel stressed and...
Aren’t my kids too young to have a vision?

Aren’t my kids too young to have a vision?

When I was first asked this question, I realized that people have a different definition as to what it means to have a vision for their lives. What this parent meant was “Isn’t my 9 year old child too young to know what she wants to be (professionally) when she grows...
I’m the boss of me!

I’m the boss of me!

“I’m the boss of me!” Have you ever heard your child say these words? I bet you have…and probably with an attitude mixed in! These words can trigger a power struggle in many families as parents’ automatic first thought is often, “Oh no you’re not!” But what if your...
How to Help a Child Move through Fear

How to Help a Child Move through Fear

“Our thoughts create our fear. We create our thoughts!” Most people feel anxiety or fear when stepping outside their comfort zone. Fear of the unknown, fear of judgment, and self-doubt can defeat us before we can even take a step. We can also experience fear of a...
What Makes You Important?

What Makes You Important?

What makes you important? What makes you good enough? These are critical questions to ask your children… …and offer a great “teachable moment” for you! So often children think that what makes them “good enough” and what makes them important are things such as…...