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photo of how to be a happier parent ME guest, KJ Dell’Antonia

Before contemplating how to be a happier parent, we should think back to when we decided to become parents. We probably envisioned the fun of playing with our children, laughter and conversations around the dinner table and pride and joy in watching our children grow and learn. But, for many of us, we find those…

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 This time of year evokes a wide range of feelings – excitement, joy, sadness, longing or all of the above. Especially for mothers, any and all of those emotions often come with high levels of anxiety. How can I possibly get everything done? How can I make sure my kids are happy and building…

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photo of helping children develop compassion ME guest, Dr. Shilagh Mirgain

We’ve all heard the question, “What kind of world are we leaving for our children?” But Dr. Shilagh Mirgain, a health and sport psychologist at the University of Wisconsin, turns that question on its head and asks, “What kind of children are we leaving for our world?”   Whatever the ages of your children, don’t…

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 No one gets through life without significant challenges, major disappointments and unwanted changes. And moms often have more than their share of challenges during those busy child-rearing years. So, what will help moms strengthen their resilience, the ability to bounce back and move forward with spunk and confidence?   Marti shared with KARE 11…

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 Whether your 2-year-old is on the verge of a major tantrum, your 10-year-old is frightened about things in the news or your teenager is anxious about an upcoming test, mindfulness can help them cope. Mindfulness can also help parents cope. Experts say recognizing and managing emotions and reducing stress are central to emotional well-being….

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