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Jean Tracy
I love sharing my counseling secrets from over 20 years as a child and family counselor.
Interests: family brunches, writing newsletters, designing parenting products, and gardening, babysitting grandchildren, public speaking club, reading club
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You are so right, Carol. Love gives confidence, joy, and a sense of well-being to the lover and the loved one. It is my hope that love grows in all of our lives.
Family Love Helps Kids Grow LOVE IS THE ANSWER FOR CREATING A HAPPY HOME and respect is its key. Today we'll offer you a brief YouTube Video sharing the 7 best mindsets to instill in your children. It will tell... Continue reading
What great news! Thanks for commenting, Child Education and Development.
Thanks, Carol. I'm glad you like it and I appreciate that you're spreading the word.
I sure appreciate your support, Dr. Par. Many thanks.
Chore Coupons Are Loved by Parents PARENTS, IF YOUR CHILD COULD GIVE LOVING GIFTS WITH NO-COST COUPONS, would he do it? Today’s parenting gift is a set of coupons. Your youngster, of any age, can give them to those he... Continue reading
Carol, I like how you get right to the point. Who needs more "stuff?" The Christmas Season is a time to have fun together, play, cook, chat, and give hugs too - just like you said.
Thank you Sovinco. I appreciate that you took the time to comment and am glad you liked this article. I hope it helps.
Does Your Child Want More Gifts? TODAY'S PARENTING GIFT CAN IDENTIFY MATERIALISM IN YOUR FAMILY. Because worldliness can cause family distress, you'll find 2 checklists with material problems you may need to solve. It doesn't matter whether a you are... Continue reading
Hi Carol, Thanks for mentioning giving back the gently used toys and soup kitchens. Great ideas for this holiday season! I appreciate you.
Hi Dr. Par, I'm humbled by your very kind remarks. I hope parents will put gift-giving in perspective. I also hope parents and kids will give each other coupons with kind things they will do for each other and spend less on gifts.
Is Materialism Infecting Your Family? YOU LOVE YOUR CHILD. BUT YOUR BUSY LIFE PREVENTS YOU FROM SPENDING THE TIME SHE'D LIKE. It's so easy to let gifts, especially costly digital games and cell phones, fill the void. Perhaps you fear... Continue reading
Carol, your bottom line is full the the best ingredients for building a family with love and character. Great comment!
Hi Dr. Par, Thank you for your kind comment. Listening has so many benefits for parents. They find out what their children think, they show respect, they give kids the gift most children want, that of being heard, and kids feel loved. In return, kids are more likely to listen to their parents, accept their parents' values, and respect them in return. Listening is a win-win.
Is Materialism the Key to Your Child's Happiness? IF YOU'RE TEACHING YOUR KIDS THAT MONEY, TOYS, AND PRESENTS are the keys to happiness, are they happy? If you're fighting materialism in your home, is it working? You CAN nurture generosity... Continue reading
Find Out What a Smile Can Do PARENTS, RAISING CHEERFUL CHILDREN IS FUN. In this brief slide share presentation, you'll find out: How to build optimistic mindsets Help end each day with happy memories Make each member feel loved and... Continue reading
You Can Help Your Child Choose "The Bright Side" NEGATIVE THINKING IS A DARK CLOUD THAT HOLDS US BACK from making friends, hurts our chances of success, and makes us feel gloomy. Positive thinking, is a light and cheerful feeling... Continue reading
You CAN Help Your Child Think Positive! NEGATIVE CHILDREN TURN FRIENDS OFF. If you’re worried about your child’s mindset and believe he’s struggling when it comes to success, satisfying friendships, and happiness, keep reading. In today’s parenting gift you’ll understand... Continue reading
Thanks, Melissa. I appreciate your kind comment.
Today's parenting gift helps your brain work for you not against you. Continue reading
Teach The Gratitude Review to Your Child The power of gratitude shapes positive thoughts. Upbeat thinking promotes a happier heart. If you’d like to raise an optimistic child, consider The Gratitude Review as a bedtime activity. It’s so easy. The... Continue reading
OPTIMISTIC KIDS LOOK FORWARD TO PLEASANT EVENTS. How can you instill this practice in your children? Each day ask your child to make a "Morning Forecast." If your child smiles a lot, chances are she’s a positive thinker. But if... Continue reading
Does Your Child Look on the Bright Side? PARENTING HAPPY CHILDREN IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK. Today we've created a new 4-minute YouTube Video with 5 powerful ways to teach your child positive thinking. They include these simple fun activities.... Continue reading
What great comments, Carol! Being truthful can be difficult as times but being honest and being believed are much more important. A good reputation is worth more than gold.