It is easy to underestimate the power of stopping for a few moments each day to work on personal growth but positive change can happen in the small moments, the ones you barely notice. It is the goal of this website to offer simple ideas to incorporate character development into daily life, so it is woven throughout the family’s rhythms and routines. By adding a few intentional moments to the day, a family’s growth adds up significantly over time!
The mission of this website is to support parents and children to grow into the best versions of themselves. The core values woven throughout all the articles and resources are as follows:
#1. GROWTH IS IMPORTANT
Valuing personal growth is one of the greatest gifts we can give to ourselves and to the next generation. Consciously following the path of self-growth not only helps us become better people (and parents), but helps our children build a positive foundation of relationships and behaviours to prepare them for a bright future.
#2. GROWTH IS A NEVERENDING PROCESS
Reflecting on and embracing our own unique journey is an important part of rising to our full potential. Learning to become conscious of our story and the way we are telling it, allows us to practice positive self-talk and build self-esteem. Family can become a support network for developing and continuing this process throughout life.
#3. GROWTH INSPIRES US TO GIVE BACK
Every day we are presented with opportunities to find and polish our inner gems such as empathy, social responsibility, forgiveness, and courage. As we gain insights and develop skills, we naturally want to contribute to our communities and make the world a better place. The continuous cycle of growing and giving brings meaning and joy to life.
Where do I start?
Here are some simple ways to add meaning to every day family life:
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Wondering who is behind the scenes?
I am Chelsea Lee Smith: author, blogger, parent educator, speaker, and imperfect mother to three precious children. I started this website in 2013 with a challenge to myself to engage in daily activities about positive character traits with my kids for one full year. What I learned is that our entire family life was enriched during the process of integrating meaningful moments into our everyday routine. Since then I have written several ebooks, printable workshops and a children’s storybook on the themes of character building, kindness, and positive parenting. This website contains articles and resources which aim to provide perspective, inspiration and growth in these areas. Read more about me here.
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