Good things to do that bring about peace for your family amid pandemic stress

Good things to do that bring about peace for your family amid pandemic stress

Now more than ever it is so evident how little control we have over the course of our lives and livelihoods except for what we choose to think about it and how to respond. Amid this pandemic stress, what kind of mindset do you bring into your family experiences? The...
Defending hope for you and your family amid pandemic stress

Defending hope for you and your family amid pandemic stress

The collective response to the coronavirus pandemic (i.e., shelter-in-place) has interrupted our lives with new demands on parents to be teachers as well as employees at home and created economic upheavals that can lead to mental states of hopeless. The feeling of...
Defending your family unity in uncertain times

Defending your family unity in uncertain times

Pandemic science and amazing communication technology have enabled societies around the globe to respond in unison to the threat of coronavirus. Our collective response has been to “shelter-in-place” and “close up shop” until we have gathered enough data to inform...
Reconciling COVID19 with God’s divine plan: Biblical insights on crisis, love and resilience in the family

Reconciling COVID19 with God’s divine plan: Biblical insights on crisis, love and resilience in the family

This online training is for parenting children of any age.  Who should attend? Parents who seek to strengthen their Christian values at home amidst a cyber-powered popular culture that hypes fear and anxiety. Parents of all creeds who seek to strengthen family bonds...
The biology of love: Insights on being a joyful parent

The biology of love: Insights on being a joyful parent

Yesterday I attended a very instructive and inspirational presentation by Barbara Field, LMFT at the Sacramento Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment. Her topic was the on the neurobiology of secure attachment and its relationship to addiction. In other words,...
Wherever you are, be there: Parenting attention in the home

Wherever you are, be there: Parenting attention in the home

One of my favorite sayings I heard over 30 years ago from a community college professor in Sacramento. At that time, I had recently graduated from university and I wanted to apply my training in behavioral science to better understand how technology could be used to...