We had another great Dinner is Served for the community at the Uintah County Library on a very snowy evening. We talked about what parents can do to promote healthy social media habits for their children and themselves. We also streamed this presentation live and you can find it here. Here is a video of […]
TriCounty Health 2018 – Personality Prof
I was invited to present about Personality Profiles at a staff retreat for the TriCounty Health Department. We had a great time learning about how the Golden Rule may not be quite correct. Instead, we must seek to understand what someone else may desire so that we can tailor our approach rather than assuming that […]
UAEYC 2018 – Mindset in the Classroom &
Christina and I were able to present at the 2018 Utah Association for the Education of the Young Child conference. We discussed how early childhood educators can foster a growth mindset in their children as well as themselves and coeducators. Here are the presentation and other materials that we used. Thanks everyone for […]
Dinner is Served – Relationship Mindsets
We had another wonderful Dinner is Served event. We had some great food and great company. We wanted to extend special appreciation to Smith’s for donating the cookies. Here are some is the video that explains the importance of having a growth mindset. Here are the instructions that we used for the origami activity and […]
AVEC Mindfulness Presentation
I am grateful for the opportunity to spend time with the wonderful Ashley Valley Education Center team of inspirational teachers. Here are printouts of the presentation. These are the videos that I used in the presentation. Again, thank you everyone for the opportunity to spend time with you.
6 Ways to Enjoy Christmas Break
It begins! For the next 13 days, your children are home from school. It won’t be long until you hear those familiar words, “I’m bored,” (if you you’ve already heard them). While it’s nice to have more time as a family, it can feel overwhelming to fill that time without fighting. 1. Take time for […]
7 Easy Ways to Survive Christmas When Yo...
The holidays are a stressful time for most families. Between shopping and visiting family, it is easy for the spirit of Christmas to get lost in the shuffle. It can be even more difficult when a loved one’s shift requires them to be away on the big day. This is hard for all members of […]
Dinner for Two (or Three, or Four, or Tw...
Thanksgiving is just three short days away. Many of us enjoy gathering with family and friends to celebrate all we have a share a meal together. While we can’t dine with family scattered across the country or the world every day, we can make an effort to eat with our family at home. You may […]
Dinner is Served Presentation 11.16.2017...
This presentation can be downloaded here. Thank you to everyone who attended our Community Dinner and Parenting Seminar last night. It was great to see both familiar and new faces and share our passion for connecting with your child. We had a nice meal of taco soup, salad, and cookies. Thank you to the Uintah […]
Dinner is Served
At Higgins Family Center, we are committed to strengthening families in our community. Research has shown that families who eat together have many positive outcomes. We will provide a simple home-cooked meal, open to the community, free-of-charge. After the meal, we will provide a seminar on family, parenting, and/or relationship topics. Bring your […]