Child Coaching – A+ Families

Do Your Eyes Light Up …

…When Your  Children Enter The Room? I first heard this quote on an Oprah Winfrey show.  She was interviewing Toni Morrison who was talking about how essential this practice is for creating a strong relationship with your kids. Your eyes are the window to your soul.  When your kids experience you looking them in the […]

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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 do (professionally) when she grows up?”  She didn’t want to put […]

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Does Your Child Have Yo-Yo Self-Esteem? Part 2

  In the last article we asked the question, does your child have yo-yo self-esteem?  Recall that Yo-yo self-esteem occurs when children’s self-esteem rises and falls with the ups and downs of their lives (i.e. how they did in school, played in their soccer game, etc.). Does Your Child Have Yo-Yo Self-Esteem? Part 1 We […]

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Does Your Child Have Yo-Yo Self-Esteem? part 1

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 from yo-yo self-esteem — self-esteem that rises and falls […]

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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 answer was…. “You’re right!  You are […]

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