Being a Great Parent May Not Mean What You Think

October 19, 2012

Today I offer you a new perspective on being a parent, one which you might not have really considered before. Yet it is hugely important in bringing out the best in your child and to make parenting more fun and fulfilling. The beauty of Number 7 of my Top Ten Parenting Tips is that it […]

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Get Out of the House…and Play!

October 8, 2012

Doug and I recently returned from visiting my brother and his wife in Estes Park, Colorado, near Rocky Mountain National Park. To add to the excitement, we took our 5-year-old grandson Sebastian. This is Sebastian’s first airplane flight since he was an infant, and I don’t know which of us is more excited – him […]

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This is Not Cute!

September 14, 2012

~ Personal note from Connie I hope you and your family are doing wonderfully! On Monday Doug and I trailered our horses to Sam McDonald County Park, my favorite place to ride. It was a warm, sunny day, perfect for a ride. One of our favorite trails goes down the ridge through lush vegetation, a […]

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Treasured Family Moments

September 14, 2012

I hope you and your family are doing wonderfully! I just returned from a delightful few moments with my son Orion and my two wonderful grandchildren Sebastian and Madison. Madi had a low fever this morning so she couldn’t come over to play with me as is our usual Thursday morning activity. So I went […]

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How to Connect with your Child After a Hard Day of Work

September 4, 2012

In Today’s Newsletter ~ Personal note from Connie ~ Do you have a copy of my book Joyous Child Joyous Parent? Attend my F.REE Question and Answer Webinar ~ New video: How to Connect with your Child After a Hard Day at Work ~ Personal note from Connie So nice to be connecting with you […]

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Be Authentically Yourself with your Child

August 21, 2012

We just returned late yesterday afternoon from 3 glorious days of wilderness camping in the Sierra Mountains with our family – son Orion, daughter-in-law Nichola, wonderful grandchildren Sebastian and Madison. I loved our time together exploring, hiking, laughing, sharing, cooking, sitting around the campfire and viewing the luminous stars overhead. Clever Orion quote: “The campfire […]

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