Posts by Kathy Grande

How to Tell if You’re Spoiling Your Child – QUIZ

Are you Spo Let me start by saying that no one intentionally sets out to spoil their child. But in this material world with its skewed sense of entitlement, spoiling is all too easy to do! With that said, it does happen and we may or may not realize it.  Here’s a short quiz to…

Read More

Parent Soulutions Press – November 19, 2018

Parent SOULutions Press November 19, 2018 Happy Thanksgiving! Welcome to the Parenting SOULutions Press – newsletter for parents filled with tips, tricks, and hot topics to help you become a less stressed, more empowered parent and raise kids that are independent, healthy and confident. You can find out more about how I work with parents…

Read More

Teaching Gratitude in a Material World

Teaching Gratitude in a Material World Gratitude is a positive way of looking at life. When we help children understand and express gratitude we give them the tools to feel happier and be happier.  An attitude of gratitude makes day to day life amazing as little things can actually make each day wonderful. Kids learn…

Read More

Holiday Hell to Holiday Happiness

Holiday Hell to Holiday Happiness Dear Parents, Hold onto your hats because the holiday season almost here. Now is the time to get yourself into a calm state of mind because these upcoming holidays are the biggies and you’re going to need to get your zen on while dealing with cranky children, sulky teens and…

Read More

A Chocoholic’s Guide to Halloween

A Chocoholic’s Guide to Halloween I freely admit to being a chocoholic.  It’s a problem especially around Halloween.  I feel it’s cruel and unusual punishment seeing aisles and aisles of Halloween candy on sale!   To save my sanity I rely on my 4 top tips to curb my chocolate impulses without denying myself chocolatey…

Read More

5 Things Every Teen Should Know

5 Things Every Teen Should Know As parents it’s our duty to take care of our children but it can become too much of a good thing when we end up raising children who know nothing of the real world because we’ve done everything for them. We then end up raising helpless adults who view…

Read More

7 Tips to Attain Tranquility

7 Tips to Attain Tranquility Tranquility is defined as the quality or state of being tranquil, calm. Just the word itself feels relaxing. Can you identify what invokes a tranquil feeling in you, that inner peace, that stillness and harmony inside you? Raise your hand if you can remember the last time you were tranquil.…

Read More

Becoming

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.1″] I am a private person. Those who know me, know I listen more than I talk. I have difficulty sharing my private life with those I don’t know well and if I’m honest, I have difficulty sharing my private life even with my closest friends. It’s not that I don’t want…

Read More

When Did Self-Care Become A Bad Thing?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.1″] “I have no time.” Certainly no time for self-care. I used to say this all the time. It was a mantra that ran through my head numerous times a day. Between working full time, taking care of my kids and running a household, I was running on empty most of the…

Read More

The Miracle of Changing Perception

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.1″] I was schooled on perception when I was just starting out in my teaching career. A student, who I’ll call “X” entered my classroom mid-year. He was unkempt, overweight, and didn’t seem to fit in. I didn’t have much information on him from his sending school other than he had learning…

Read More