Presentation: Secrets of Successful Mentorship

Practical Ideas for Great Leaders Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein If you are fortunate enough to be a mentor, whether to a colleague, a trainee, a newcomer to your field, or a child in your life, there are certain

Presentation: Grownups, Kids and Boundaries

How to Draw the Line Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Need some great ideas for motivating cooperation, building accountability and self-management, and reducing conflict with the young people in your life? Here are simple, practical ways

Presentation: Parents, Teens and Boundaries

How to Draw the Line Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Ah, the Terrific Teens! What a perfect time to refine—or redefine—your relationship with your child!

Presentation: Positively Positive at Home!

Keeping the Focus You Want! Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Have you ever made a commitment to be more positive in your relationship with your children, only to have your good intentions unravel the second you trip over the soccer gear on the steps?

What Parents are Saying

Testimonials about Dr. Jane Bluestein’s presentations: Here are some of the comments from parents and caregivers who have participated in Dr. Bluestein’s presentations and seminars: You were without question, the absolute highlight of the [Parent Participation Nursery Schools] Convention. During the past month, not a day has gone by that someone has not come up to…

Literacy: What’s Movement Got to Do with It?

How Movement Helps the Brain The year I taught fifth grade found me on the second floor of a school building  erected in the 1920’s. There was only one third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade on that floor, and there were four us of who taught up there. We were used to

Ways to be an Effective Mentor

This list was originally developed to help parents mentor their children. The suggestions listed below are equally relevant to mentor relationships with students, employees, and other adults. • Accept your children unconditionally, just the way they are. Begin with them wherever they

Ways to Build IRRESPONSIBILITY in Children

Things you can do to reinforce children’s irresponsible behavior • Lie for them. • Make excuses for their behavior. Correct (or pay for) their mistakes for them. • Model a lack of responsibility, commitment, and follow-through yourself. • Refuse to believe that they are capable of doing what they’ve been accused of doing.

36 Things You Can Do to Feel Great!

Practical ideas that can change your perspective and mood It doesn’t take much and it doesn’t take long to show yourself a little love. Let’s quit putting everybody else first all the time. Sure, some of these suggestions involve doing something nice for someone else, but the point of this exercise is to choose something that will…