School break activities for kids

School break activities for kids

School break is almost here, so it’s time to think about fun school break activities for kids. Here in Texas we’re looking forward to kayaking, road trips, outdoor movies, pool time, and lots of fun with our kiddos. To help you kick start your school break fun...
No More Yo-Yo: How to Help Kids Build Positive Self-Esteem

No More Yo-Yo: How to Help Kids Build Positive Self-Esteem

Does your child’s self-esteem rise and fall with the grades she makes? Does your child’s self-esteem rise and fall depending on who played with him at school that day? Does your child’s self-esteem crumble if he makes a mistake? If so, then your child is suffering...
How to Figure Out the Perfect Time to Go for Your Goal

How to Figure Out the Perfect Time to Go for Your Goal

  You may have heard statements like these before… As soon as I have more money… As soon as I lose weight… As soon as I’m a little older… … then I’ll go for my goal! When deciding the “perfect time” to go for your goal… you must look out for a sneaky...
How 8-Year-Old Cory Learned to Quiet His Inner Critic

How 8-Year-Old Cory Learned to Quiet His Inner Critic

  Eight-year-old Cory was struggling with perfectionism. Each time he made a mistake, he verbally beat himself up and called himself names.(1) Over time, Cory had become so worried about making a mistake that he stopped trying new things or performing his best at...
Four simple tips to create success in the new year

Four simple tips to create success in the new year

Wow – it’s already December and 2017 is almost complete! When talking with friends and colleagues about the end of the year, one thing I’ve noticed is that people often talk about the things they DIDN’T do in 2017. This often leads to a series of “self-beat-up”...
Helping a Water Polo Player Bounce Back from Self-doubt

Helping a Water Polo Player Bounce Back from Self-doubt

When 12-year old Jordon was dropped from the top water polo team, his confidence dropped as well. Although he continued playing water polo, his mom could see that he was doubting himself and not playing to the best of his ability. Wanting to help her son, Jordon’s mom...
My Kid is in a Slump – How Can I Help?

My Kid is in a Slump – How Can I Help?

Help! My kids is in a slump. How do I help? We’ve all seen it on TV – a sports star who can’t hit a baseball to save his life or a tennis star who struggles to win a match. Just like superstars can fall into a slump, so can our kids. And it can be heartbreaking to...