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International Women’s Day Event

I am beyond excited to announce I will be the keynote speaker at the International Women’s Day Gala 2024! Come join us for a unique, magical International Women’s Day Gala, a 5 Course Dinner with a specially prepared menu, live music and a fashion show highlighting the designs of international fashion designer Gordana Gehlhausen (GOGA), […]


Parenting Through Challenges: Helping Kids Cope with Major Life Changes


Dear Katherine, Our second baby arrived shortly before the pandemic began. While my older son seems to care for his baby brother, I worry that alongside the major adjustment of having a new baby, he might link his brother’s arrival with the negative aspects of the pandemic. Considering my son’s strong-willed and opinionated nature, these […]

Nurturing Through Words: The Art of Compassionate Communication in Parenting

With President’s Weekend upon us in the United States, it’s an opportune moment to delve into the essence of communication. Whether steering a household or a country, exceptional leadership finds its roots in effective communication. A timeless biblical verse resonates, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue,” underscoring the profound impact words […]


From Chinese New Year to Valentine’s Day: A Journey of Love and Tradition


Happy Valentine’s Day from CPR! Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14th, holds a special place in the heart of many, including myself. Fond memories flood back of dressing my children in red and sending them off to school with cards for each classmate in hand. The vibrant energy, adorned decorations, and the ethos of spreading […]

A Tapestry of Stories: A Journey Through Black History Month 2024

February marks the observance of Black History Month or African American History Month, providing an opportunity to spotlight, honor, and commemorate the remarkable contributions made by the Black community to science, the arts, politics, and social justice. Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Martin Luther King exemplify the transformative power of non-violent conflict resolution, their lives serving […]


Dear Katherine: My Kids Love Video Games — Should I Be Concerned?

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Dear Katherine, My kids love playing video games. They seem to take genuine pleasure in this activity, and while they’re occupied, I have a chance to do household chores and enjoy a little time to myself. I know there are better hobbies out there—but if they like gaming and it gives me a bit of […]

How Do You Explain Death To Your Child?

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There is no subject more difficult to discuss with children and teenagers than dying. Terribly, it is also a subject that so often has to be discussed as the adult also has to cope with their own grief. Discussing death with preschoolers, school-age children, and teenagers should, of course, be approached differently. Preschoolers Death becomes surprisingly […]


Compliance or Consideration:The Dangerous Truth About Obedience

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Did you know April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month? This month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. Abuse doesn’t always leave bruises on the outside – it can come in many forms. For many parents, the thing they wish for most is the ability to […]

What are your children actually listening to?  Who? Inner voices? Outer voices? Both?

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Control. Do you feel yourself longing for it lately?When life feels uncertain, we often respond by grasping for control in any way possible. You hyperfocus on cleaning up the house.You micromanage a project at work.You criticize your spouse for the way they do…just about anything. And you try to get your kid to “behave.” The […]


East High You are not alone 💗

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At East High School the National Mental Health & Mental Fitness Summit in July 2019 brought together leaders in government, business, healthcare, education, policy makers, spiritual traditions as well as members of the community to share evidenced based best practices to support non-violence in all of these arenas.  Hosted in the 20th year following the Columbine HS school […]