AUSTIN WESTLAKE LOCATION
3636 Bee Caves Rd. #212
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 327-2900
LAKEWAY LOCATION
1200 Lakeway Dr. #5
Lakeway, TX 78734
(512) 900-1323
AUSTIN WESTLAKE LOCATION
3636 Bee Caves Rd. #212
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 327-2900
LAKEWAY LOCATION
1200 Lakeway Dr. #5
Lakeway, TX 78734
(512) 900-1323

Archive for the ‘Parenting’ Category

Simple Tips To Deal With Stress, Patience And Temper

How to use the life teachings of Life Ki-do in your own lives, benefiting ourselves, our spouses, our children and those important in our lives. by Jeff Campbell/Academy Director I’m in an admittedly unique position here at Life Ki-do.  Not only do I run the front desk and interact with many parents and students in […]

Bullycide: A Parent’s Unrelenting Nightmare by Jonathan Hewitt

Originally posted in the Huffington Post – Canada As a parent, I can imagine no greater loss, no greater tragedy and no greater pain than to lose a child.  After writing a HuffPost article on bullying, I was contacted by Mike Urry, a father whose 13-year-old son, Steven, committed suicide as a result of bullying. […]

TWO STEPS TO A FRESH START THIS NEW YEAR FOR PARENTS AND KIDS

The beginning of a brand new year can be a wonderful time of reflection — to look back and to look forward, to let go of regrets and to be open to new opportunities. This coming year is still a blank page but whether you have a specific New Year’s resolution or you are just […]

BULLYCIDE: A FATHER’S HEART-WRENCHING LETTER TO HIS SON’S TORMENTORS

Six years ago, 13-year-old Steven Urry hanged himself in his bedroom closet after being tormented by bullies. (His Name was Steven: A 13 Year Old Victim of Bullycide) His parents were left to face the unfathomable — life without their son. The time period after they buried Steven was one of unbearable torture. The unanswered questions haunted […]

HIS NAME WAS STEVEN: A 13 YEAR-OLD VICTIM OF BULLYCIDE

His name was Steven. He was 13 years old and six years ago, he hung himself in his bedroom closet after being tormented by bullies. Last week, his father reached out to me after reading my HuffPost article, “Bullying: The Really Big Problem Behind the Really Big Problem” about National Bullying Prevention Month and self-bullying. […]

BULLYING: THE REALLY BIG PROBLEM BEHIND THE REALLY BIG PROBLEM

October has traditionally been a time when the weather is starting to change, we’re planning Halloween costumes, and starting to think about the holidays. But October is also now recognized as National Bullying Prevention Month. On the one hand, I’m thrilled that we are giving this critical issue such focused attention. But on the other […]

WHY THE AMERICAN HAPPINESS FORMULA IS MAKING OUR KIDS DEPRESSED

Growing up in Connecticut, I was a diehard follower of what I now call the American Happiness Formula: Look Good + Perform Well + Get Approval = Happiness. The formula was never spelled out for me per se, yet it was the unspoken doctrine that ruled my life and the lives of those around me. As a […]

WAX ON, WAX OFF PARENTING – HOW TO STAY FOCUSED & CALM WHILE GETTING THINGS DONE

As you and your children settle into the new school year with new schedules and new activities, it can all be quite overwhelming. Your role as family manager has just stepped into high gear – planning, organizing, directing, monitoring, and motivating are in the forefront as you help your children adjust to everything this school […]