The holidays are a very interesting time for mentors in the Seedling Mentoring Program.
The children in the program come from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances and the only thing they all have in common is the challenges that come with having an incarcerated parent. Continue reading
Managing well involves using the proper tools for the task at hand while keeping the costs down and quality as high as possible. Hmm…how does that correlate to parenting?
How about baby and kid stuff? There is a huge industry which has sprung up around trendy ways to care for, maintain, train, and restrain your bundles of joy and much of it will empty your pocketbook (and those of your generous friends and family) when the “tried and true” will do just as well in most cases. Continue reading
It is so important to know that you are speaking a “common language” in your business since misunderstandings can be many and can blossom into lawsuits as confusion becomes fear, which then becomes anger.
Defining terms and coming to agreement on what you are discussing and how you are discussing it are always good steps, and yet in our relationships with our families, we rarely do that very simple thing. Continue reading
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