How to connect deeply with your child

When I get the call that a child is having issues in school such as can’t focus, isn’t doing homework, isn’t living up to the image in the parent’s mind of what this child should be or do, etc., the first thing I want to do is meet the child. I have one goal at this point, I want to detach the child from what everyone thinks he should be and bring him back to who he is at his core. From this place we have a good, healthy and natural starting point to build on. How I bring children


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I Just Want My Child To Be Happy?

Sure, me too. I’d love my daughter and all the children I work with to be “happy” but I know better. Happiness is not some destination. So how can we get there or even stay? For most of us, we never sat down and defined what “happiness” is. Instead, we get programmed by others, mostly TV. “Buy this new iphone and you’ll be happy!” This is a trap. A hamster wheel. A trick to keep us chasing after something that can never be had. With our children, wishing they can just be happy is doing the same thing to them


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Getting A Medal For Nothing Hurt More Than Coming In Last

When I was a little boy there was a special sports day at school. It was special because we were in “Special Education”. At the time, there was nothing special about being put into a class full of kids with family issues labeled “slow”. After the event, the person that came in first, second and third received their well earned medals (plastic). I remember the feeling. It hurt but I understood why and it was okay. Then the teacher looked at me and gave me a medal. At the same time, she looked at me with pity and said “nice


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Poison In The Home

Would you let a stranger into your home so they can stand in the living room doing the following things? Makes you feel scared. fools you into feeling like you are not enough. Tricks you into feeling you can’t be happy unless you buy things you can’t afford to impress people you’ve never met. Programs you that “feeling” is a bad thing and needs to be drugged. Hypnotizes you into believing the world is not a safe place. Keeps you on edge and in a state of constant nervousness. Shows you millions of images of “beautiful people” and making it


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