Choose Radical Love

Choose Radical Love

In peaceful parenting, we talk about ‘Choose love.’ When we are afraid of what other people will think or we are afraid that our children will never learn how to behave, we act from a place of fear. Fear sends us into a fight-flight-or-freeze reaction, and...
Raising Kids Who Don’t Quit

Raising Kids Who Don’t Quit

THE QUESTION With all the talk about New Year’s resolutions, I’m wondering how I can help my kids with setting goals and sticking with them. They are 4 and 8. My eight-year-old begged to play hockey, but now that we’re a few games in, he doesn’t want to go. THE ANSWER...
Helping Teens Avoid Dangerous Behaviour

Helping Teens Avoid Dangerous Behaviour

Question: I’ve heard about vaping-related illnesses and that a lot of teens are trying e-cigarettes. I want to talk to my son about it but I’m not sure of the best approach. Do you have any advice? Answer:  Ask your son what he knows about vaping and the illnesses...