RESET THE NEW YEAR!

RESET THE NEW YEAR! The New Year is well underway! Many of us made resolutions with all good intentions, but have already given up on some of them. This year, why not try something new? Consider preparing a gratitude list for the many gifts you already have. We should all be grateful and appreciate the good things in our lives, and remember that we are enough, and that we were born with enough of everything we need to succeed in life. Realistic intentions to enhance the best of who we are can be as simple…

A ROCK, A TREE, OR A STAR

A ROCK, A TREE, OR A STAR How does one cope, whether a student or a parent, with the disappointment of not being chosen for an ‘ideal’ try-out placement? How does one trust that the instructor made a fair and unbiased choice? The success for an individual in these particular situations is in learning how to deal with disappointment, self-esteem issues, the resulting emotions and the opportunity within the disappointment! School concert times are upon us again, and casting decisions become the hot focus of discussion both in and outside of school. Reactions by students…

Christmas Vacation – A Time to Reconfirm Family Values and Traditions

Christmas Vacation provides some wonderful opportunities to re-establish and model your family values, including love, friendship, family and community. Spending quality family time together with this selection of ‘play’ activities as a guideline, can fill your holidays with laughter, fun and wonderful memories.