Entries by Carol Muleta

Positive Discipline Workshop – Wednesday, October 17, 2018

It is my privilege to present a workshop entitled, Positive Discipline at the Fall Professional Development Day hosted by the Potomac Association of Cooperative Teachers, Incorporated (PACT). PACT is a non-profit professional organization of cooperative preschool teachers in the Washington DC Area.  I will be presenting as a certified parent educator on behalf of the […]

Staying Connected While Cutting the Cord

At this time of year, parents are seeing their children off as they embark on their college journeys.  To be sure, there is a lot of stress over shopping for dorm room gear, textbooks, and such.  Parents are also pondering how to stay connected once their teens leave home.  Over the years, we've seen parents […]

Organizing for Back to School Success

Back by popular demand is an insightful conversation I had with two professionals who are at the top of their game in professional organization and educational coaching — C. Lee Cawley of Simplify You and Kristin Carpenter of Linder Educational Coaching. It seemed to me that parents would certainly value their tips of the trade […]

Breaking Through to Be Authentically You

Do you ever feel like you're just marking time?  Unsure of how to get in touch with your true calling?  Today, I talked with two extraordinary guests who work with clients to help them clear away the hurdles and distractions, so that they can pursue their dreams and create the lives they were born to […]

Shrinking the Digital Divide So Kids Can Soar

It has been said that disparate internet access in our country exacerbates inequality among our citizens.  Bridging the global challenge is, in fact, a global challenge: “Over 90 per cent of the jobs currently created in the European Union require technological skills. The internet is not a luxury, it’s the difference between getting a job or ending […]

Building Resilience: One Stone at a Time

When facing life's hard knocks, we can't always rely on external advantages like fame, wealth, or connections to help us rise to the top.  Resilience, on the other hand, can bring us back if we are willing to persevere and learn the valuable lessons setbacks can teach us.  Children can build resilience early as they […]

Making Blended Families Work

This discussion, “When 1 + 1 > 2: Creating Blended Families That Work” certainly resonated with our audience.  For the first half of the show, I was joined by Dr. Duane Magnum (aka Dr. Blend), Pastor, Lifestyle Coach, Counselor and Author of Blending to Make It:  Ingredients for a Successful Blended Family.  We talked about […]