What does it mean to Raise Empowered Kids? Oxford dictionary defines empowerment as “the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life”. When I think of raising empowered kids, I ask myself what do I want them to be empowered to do exactly? What do I want them to be stronger […]

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I grew up in the Caribbean in an era where you were strange if you weren’t spanked. Recently I was chatting to a family member about my decision not to spank my kids.He said, “I was spanked and I’m okay”. I decided to look into the effects of spanking to determine what, if any, were the long term […]

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I made the decision early on that I would not hit my kids, but I wanted to find effective ways to ensure that as parents, we instilled disciple to help our kids develop well and learn the right types of behaviours. To do this, I looked for help with popular parenting techniques and became well […]

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It’s time to reveal this for the myth that it is. Rewarding your kids for good behaviour is HORRIBLE advice. The question is WHY? Everyone likes to be rewarded. We live in a society that is based on rewards, in schools and at work. So what’s the problem? The undeniable truth about rewards As my […]

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