Brave Parent Blog

National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month

Most parents know that taking their kids to the dentist twice a year is recommended. And since February is National Children's Dental Health Month, not only is it a good reminder, there are some very important reasons to do it that go much further than having pearly...

New Year, New Beginnings

New Year, New Beginnings

The New Year means new beginnings and is the perfect time to focus on healthier lifestyle habits for children. Parents often feel overwhelmed wondering where to start and what they should tackle first.  To make it a little easier to help your kids reach their...

Halloween Tips

Halloween Tips

The cool thing about becoming a Brave Parent at any age or stage in life, is there are always opportunities to come alongside a child and be a mentor or guide. Thanks Dad, for teaching me first hand…. There’s no such thing as other peoples’ children!

Personal Reflections on Father’s Day

Personal Reflections on Father’s Day

The cool thing about becoming a Brave Parent at any age or stage in life, is there are always opportunities to come alongside a child and be a mentor or guide. Thanks Dad, for teaching me first hand…. There’s no such thing as other peoples’ children!

Mother’s Day Thoughts

Mother’s Day Thoughts

Having just launched my heart-given book, Brave Parent, I couldn’t let Mother’s Day weekend pass without reflection.  For many this is a beautiful day of celebration and tribute.   We are most grateful because in our culture the feminine qualities of...

Uninvolved Parenting

Uninvolved Parenting

If uninvolved parenting sounds like a parent who is shrugging responsibility, you read that right.  Digging into the common definition, it literally becomes synonymous with the words neglectful parenting, a style characterized by a lack of attentiveness to a...