An incredibly easy way to boost wellbeing this Family Day weekend: just talk

How much time do you think Canadians spend talking with kids every day? I’m talking real conversation – not the “pick up your socks” or “you’ll be late for the bus” type interaction or receiving instruction in school. I mean conversation, listening to kids read or reading to them, playing together, helping with homework andContinue reading “An incredibly easy way to boost wellbeing this Family Day weekend: just talk”

How to have better holiday conversations

“Would you please pass the gravy?” or “So, how are things?” are not good conversation starters. You can do better and have a much better time at any holiday when you start having meaningful conversations. As my gift to you, and to myself, I’m recycling one of my favourite posts. It’s always appropriate and since I wrote it in April 2012, myContinue reading “How to have better holiday conversations”