Autism and Summer

  I have an autistic grandson, and I know that he likes to know what is happening and when it is happening. He likes a schedule and he needs to be busy. So when summer holidays come along and school is...

Father’s Day … a time to reflect

Today is Father’s Day - a time to reflect on the importance of dad’s. Fathers play an important role in a child's development from birth through adulthood. In fact, numerous studies have reached the same conclusion: Children with involved fathers...

Compassion

Compassion is the response to the suffering of others that motivates a desire to help them. Compassion motivates people to go out of their way to help the physical, spiritual, or emotional hurts and pains of another. Compassion is the...

Service to Others …

Today, times are changing, and challenging. What we grew up thinking was normal, now seems to be a project. What I am referring to is giving service to others. Service to others encompasses many things: kindness, compassion, awareness, forgiveness, generosity,...

Emotions, Feelings and Autism …

Children are amazing! They are walking, talking, laughing bundles of learning. There are parts of child development and growth that we take for granted. We think it just happens, with or without us. Well it shouldn’t. As babies grow, they...

How Belief Systems Can Create Bad Family Behaviour Patterns…

NINE ways to help yourself and your children to create workable patterns. How Belief Systems Can Create Bad Family Behaviour Patterns and 9 ways to help yourself and your children to create workable patterns. What is a Belief System And...

For Children … Why Self-Esteem Is Important

Self-esteem is not like a new bike or skateboard. You can’t touch it, smell it, hear it, or see it, but it is with you all the time. And you need to have it.   A good amount of self-esteem...

Tips On Helping Your Child Develop Self-esteem

Being a parent is challenging. New babies don’t come with a manual. It is our responsibility to do the best job of care giving that we are capable of. And it is a big responsibility!   A child is born...

Diversity

Since February is Black History Month, I was asked to do this article on that subject. If we have to create a special day for black people, we have already separated mankind. If anyone has been awake in the last...

Family Day – Lets Put Some Meaning Into It

Yesterday was family day in B.C. Other parts of the world observe Family Day also. My understanding of Family Day is that it was created because we did not have a stat holiday in B.C. in February. Pretty superficial reason,...
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