Self-care, inspiration

Resources for Parents and Other Caregivers

Topics related to inspiration and self-care, including avoiding burnout, gratitude and optimism, overcoming obstacles, positive relationships, teacher appreciation, and taking care of yourself.

articles, handouts, and blogs | products | podcasts | presentations

 Articles, handouts, and blogs

8 Ways to Live in Gratitude
15 Ways to Live Optimistically
36 Things You can Do to Feel Great
Certificate Download to acknowledge your Angels in Disguise
Certificate Download to offer The Gift of Service
The Challenge of Setting Boundaries
Dealing with Difficult Colleagues
The Dignity Stance
Healthy vs. Unhealthy Friendships
How to Rewire Your Burned-Out Brain
How to Stay Stressed
Magic Sentences for Effective Communication

Non-Supportive Responses to Avoid: Yes, these really do make things worse!
Perfectionism vs. The Healthy Pursuit of Excellence
Picking up the Pieces: Reclaiming our Essence
The Power of Discouragement
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: The importance of meaningful feedback
What’s Wrong with I-Messages?

Products

Book: The Book of Article Reprints
Book: Magic, Miracles and Synchronicity
Book: Mentors, Masters and Mrs. MacGregor: Stories of Teachers Making a Difference
Book: The Parent’s Little Book of Lists: Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Parenting

Articles: Individual article reprints for educators, counselors, parents, and general interest.

Free download: “Pads” on the Back Templates in multiple languages

Podcasts

The Adversity Connection with Dan Deigan
An Attitude of Gratitude with Judy Lawrence, M.S.Ed.
Perfectionism: What’s Bad About Being Too Good with Dr. Miriam Adderholdt

Presentations

Boundaries 101: From Basic to Black-Belt Self-Care Techniques
Magic, Miracles and Synchronicity: An Abundance of Gratitude
What’s a Purchase Order? Confessions of an Accidental CEO

Please Note: Some resource include material originally developed for educators with content that is equally applicable for parents and caregivers.

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