Are You, Or Someone You Know, A “Lawn Mower” Parent?

Shocked by New Parenting Concept I was shocked when I discovered that there is a new parenting concept. It is called “Lawn Mower” Parenting! Helicopter Parenting Helicopter Parenting has been a term that has been used for a while. Those parents hinder their children’s development of self-relience because they are always in sight hovering over…

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I know something good about the Community Crisis Center

I am preparing a Team Building Program for staff at the Community Crisis Center in Elgin, Illinois. I have been working the amazing staff  since 2000. It always is a pleasure and a privilege to share my Brain Color approach with the staff to help improve their understanding of each other and the woman, children,…

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What Would You Throw In Your Brain Color “Fault Bucket”?

I have used iYogi for tune-ups for my computer for many years. The 24/7 technicians always do a fine job of solving any technical problems I have with my computer. I also chuckle when they close the conversation with…”Good Karam!” Yesterday, the technician showed me a page that was called the “FAULT BUCKET” were errors…

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Help Children Thrive with Stable Roots and Encouraging Wings!

Many people have heard the expression: “We can give our children two things: One is roots; The other is wings.” I first saw this wisdom in 1984 on a painting that was given to me as gift from a neighbor. I have taken literary license and amended the expression to read: “The most important things…

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“Show Me How!”…This Book Is A Perfect Parent & Teacher Holiday Gift

I would like to introduce you to one of my author friends, Vivian Kirkfield, who is an educator, parenting speaker and children’s author.  I have asked Vivian to be a Holiday Guest Blogger and tell you about her award-winning book for parents and teachers of preschoolers, Show Me How! Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem Through Reading,…

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Do You Think Children’s Stories Are Stupid And Illogical?

This morning, before our Blue Brain Relaxing Yoga class began, a few of the women were chatting with one another. One of the  women, who I suspected was a Green Brainer, confirmed my suspicion with her comment about a children’s book and a fairy tale. She told us, “I hated Charlotte’s web and thought a…

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What Color Is Your “Parenting” Brain Color?© – Library Program

Mark your calendar!! Don’t miss an interactive, helpful and fun Discover Your “Parenting” Brain Color Program at the Ela Area Public Library (View Map) this coming Wednesday, September 12 at 7:00PM – 8:15 PM Meeting Room A and B (R117) During this inter-active workshop attendees will discover their fascinating Yellow, Blue, Green and Orange Brain…

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