Bruce Feiler is the author of "The Secrets of Happy Families,"offers thisTed Talk about Agile programming -- for your family | 18 minute 2013
"How come dumb things I do seem so smart while I'm doing them?" Dennis The Menace
Hopefully all parents and educators know by now that teenage brains share some of the same the brain circuitry as toddlers. Neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor helps us all understand the adolescent brain in this Ted Talk “Keep them alive til 25!”| 17 minute 2013
This podcast offers strategies for falling apart, staying connected + kind, and giving ourselves permission to feel hard things. March 27, 2020 Podcast title: Brené on Comparative Suffering, the 50/50 Myth, and Settling the Ball
Rethinking anxiety: Learning to face fear. Yup, you saw this video in the anxiety video section of this website. I placed it again in this section as well because parents don't always know how to help children overcome anxiety, face fears and transform worry into wisdom. Dawn Huebner | 2015 TEDx 18 min
Have you just wished that your child is happy? That is a lot of pressure... no one is happy all the time! Jennifer Senior: Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? 2016 (18 min)
Anger, Compassion: What It Means To Be Strong | Russell Kolts | 2015 TEDxOlympia (13 min)
Healing the past, healing trauma, healing yourself.
Shane Koyczan 2013 Tedx: "To This Day" ... for the bullied and beautiful 12 minute video
Mother daughter relationships are complicated. I tell my clients who struggle with their relationships with their daughters-- remember that your daughter will be ok, I know this, because I have met her mother.
Sarah Kay's 4 min. Tedx 2012 poetry says it best.
Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children.Ted.com 2006 (20 min)
Video #12 For some reason, says educator Al Vernacchio, the metaphors for talking about sex in the US all come from baseball -- scoring, getting to first base, etc. The problem is, this frames sex as a competition, with a winner and a loser. Instead, he suggests a new metaphor, one that's more about shared pleasure, discussion and agreement, fulfillment and enjoyment. Let's talk about ... pizza. ! TedX 2013 (8 min)
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Family Talk ® is a fun, portable conversation game designed to keep today’s busy families connected. The game includes 100 conversation questions.
Greenwood E. (2018) Simple way to understand emotion: My Mixed Emotions. Help your kids handle their feelings
McCloud C. (2011) Have You Filled a Bucket Today? Book by Carol McCloud -
McCloud C. Buckets, Dippers and Lids
Damour, L (2016) Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood Hardcover – Ballentine
Cline, F W. & Fay, J. Parenting With Love And Logic