Week 2: Why is great communication key for your kid’s growth?

Executive Summary: Why is great communication key for your kid's growth? Very few things are more important than open communication in any relationship. That's doubly important in the family! If you are a busy family, which most families are, the importance you need to place on establishing good solid [...]

Empowering Emotional Engagement – Your Child’s Emotional Labyrinth

In a recent post, I discussed how to raise an empathic child. In that post, I mentioned a key element to developing an empathic child is to have them engage and understand their own emotions. The question is how do we empower our children to do this? Before I start, [...]

By |2017-04-27T16:18:37-05:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Communicative|Tags: , , |

My Dear Child Campaign – What can we do when they don’t answer the phone?

Does this sound familiar to you or anyone you know? Eddie is on the outside trying to be in his daughter’s life. Her mother has moved on and another man is playing the role of father for his girl. He asks me, “What can I do?”

By |2017-06-20T22:43:24-05:00March 4th, 2017|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Communicative|Tags: , , , , , |

I want to TALK! Can we just have a conversation?

These days, technology or electronics are definitely taking over people’s lives! Cell phones, IPods, Televisions, Video Games, etc. all consume large portions of our time. Now, communicating and simple conversations among the family is somewhat a lost cause for our generation and future generations. We are at a point in [...]

By |2016-12-03T11:16:01-05:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Communicative|Tags: , , , , , |

5 Ways To Increase Financial Communication Between Couples

Increasing Financial Communication Between Couples can save marriages. Check out these 5 ways to increase your financial communication with your spouse.  Learn the differences about what money means to men and women. Hold a monthly budget meeting. Become a good listener. Define your goals with your spouse. Set individual [...]

By |2016-12-03T11:16:02-05:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Communicative, Be Thrifty|Tags: , , , , , |

Goo goo ga ga!

I want to learn a new language, which I can use everyday, I don't care if other people don't understand the words I say. I know at times I struggle with speaking my native tongue English, but even this new language to me sounds like gibberish. So I listen very [...]

By |2016-12-03T11:16:02-05:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Communicative, Poems|Tags: , , , , , |

Being Communicative.

In my youth, I was very awkward around strangers and the task of speaking to an Aunt, Uncle or Cousin was even extremely nerve-wracking to me.  Because of this, I pour a lot of energy into introducing my son to as many people as possible in these early months. I [...]

By |2016-12-03T11:16:03-05:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Communicative|Tags: , , , , , |

Just Listen

“Really? Wow, that is very cool; of course, you can.” I keep answering and telling my little one as his story and abilities become more and more grandiose in his story. He is 8 and can tell quite the tall tale when it comes to his physical and athletic [...]

By |2017-03-24T14:53:56-05:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: 52 Traits, Be Communicative|Tags: , , , |