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Set the Bar High for Quick, Cheerful, Obedient Responses from your Children character children education family life goals habits inspiration parenting support values Nov 10, 2015

When children are asked or told to do something a few questions roll through their minds. Questions like:

  1. Do I really have to?
  2. Why do you want me to do this? (asked because they genuinely want to know)
  3. If I question this, can I get out of it?
  4. Why me? Could someone else do this?
  5. If I act unhappy...
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How Learning How to Stop Children from Arguing Can Help You Achieve Your Own Goals character children diet education exercise family life fitness goals habits inspiration mental health parenting selfcare support teamwork values Aug 18, 2015

As parents, we like our children to respect our answer and not try to argue or negotiate. So we learn to communicate in such a way as to say that our decision is final. Why not apply that same strategy to the way you talk to yourself. For example, if I'm trying to not eat something unhealthy, I...

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Why Maternity and Paternity Leave Is Good for Both Families and Companies education family life inspiration marriage mental health parenting selfcare support teamwork time management values working moms Aug 06, 2015

Finding the balance between active parenting and all other life demands is one of the most important decisions parents need to make. One company has decided to help. Netflix announced this week that they will be offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave to their employees much as they...

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How to Avoid Emotional Eating diet education fat loss fitness goals habits inspiration mental health nutrition parenting selfcare support weight loss Jul 13, 2015

Being a mom means a lot of emotional ups and downs. Sometimes, during the down times, there may be a desire to soothe and comfort yourself. For many people the go to way to do this is with food. Unfortunately, the foods involved are usually higher in sugar and fat. But even if they are healthy...

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5 Actions to Be a Happier Parent with Happier Children Today build muscle character children diet education exercise family life fat loss fitness fun goals habits inspiration mental health nutrition parenting selfcare support teamwork time management values weight loss working moms Jun 04, 2014

The tag line of Exercising Values has always been happy, healthy, well-behaved  children in fifteen minutes a day. There is a balance to these three goals.

Happiness that is gained through permissive and self-centered behavior is fleeting and produces no long-lasting ability to stay joyful...

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