Category Archives for Kids, Teenagers, Adolescence, Adulthood, & Parenting

The hugging game, and how to play with your kids.

My daughter and I have found a new game in the morning. (As you may know, I take my first grader to school every morning and we spend 10-15 minutes of undistracted high quality one-on-one time together, and the ritual has changed my life.) The other day I said, “Guess what Juliana? It’s 8:00! You […]

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The rules: teenagers, getting what you want.

If you have kids, you need to be developing your own meditation practice and taking time for yourself, so that you can think clearly and be patient with them. Click here to learn more about my meditation course, Learn How To Meditate, Even If You Don’t Have Time. I was at a church meeting last […]

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Statement on Giving Teenagers in the Home What They Want.

If you have kids, you need to be developing your own meditation practice and taking time for yourself, so that you can think clearly and be patient with them. Click here to learn more about my meditation course, Learn How To Meditate, Even If You Don’t Have Time.   You don’t get things because you […]

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Behavior = rules rules rules… But how do we teach love?

Someone very close to me has the pattern of Aspergers Syndrome. He’s obsessed with rules. This is great when it comes to managing behavior. When managing behaviors, we use the system of rewards and punishment. In it’s simplest form, you reward good behavior and punish (or ignore) bad behavior. In the world of “ABA,” or […]

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Porn. Video Games. What’s Happening To Our Boys?

PORN. There. I said it. That subject that is not talked about. Surrounded by fear, discomfort, embarrassment. Plaguing the minds of every boy and man that has access to the internet. Accepted- by so many men and women- to be a normal part of life. Is it bad? Does it really have any effect on […]

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How To Deal With Whining Kids Without Losing Your Mind.

“WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!” I hammered back at the whining child in front of me, with a smirk. She stopped and stared curiously at me, confused, before she went right back to it. “I WANT I-PAAAAAAAAAAD!” “Stop that! Stop it NOW or you’re gonna get it!” her flustered mom yelled back. “AAAAAAHHHHHHH! BUT I WAAAAAANT IIIIIIIIIIT!” “I said […]

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How to Protect Your Marriage: This Book is a Classic Best

How To Protect Your Marriage Human Beings are Sexual Beings I’m a firm believer that the human race is all one family and that we all need to love each other immensely. At the same time, as human beings we all have an automatic reactive sexual emotional nature that causes us to be emotionally and […]

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We are all a bunch of aliens!

We are all a bunch of aliens!

I love the movie Monsters, Inc. My youngest daughter is now 4 years old, and we’ve watched it over and over again. A great pic of Celia Mae (voice of Jennifer Tilly) and Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) It’s enlightening to see Celia prepare herself for her boyfriend, Mike. Once at the restaurant, they […]

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Coming of Age: For Parents & Teenagers- Extended Podcast

Be Happy, Now! Practical Spirituality with Dr. Moses. In this video I speak to our teens and parents about the meaning of turning 14 and the vital steps we all need to take to avoid the unnecessary rebellion that accompanies adolescence. Blessings and Peace! Enjoy! Love, Dr. Moses Transcript: Article – Coming of Age for […]

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