WELCOME TO UPLIFT FAMILIES!
UPLIFT FAMILIES is my initiative to connect parents with information, resources and programs that help them acquire knowledge and skills to raise loving, responsible, and happy children.
We believe that strong parent-child relationships are the key to providing children with tools and encouragement to make healthy and safe choices in their lives, keeping them free from drugs, alcohol, violence, crime and pornography. This UPLIFT FAMILIES program includes web-based resources, social media experiences, educational materials and periodic conferences on parenting and family issues.
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(KUTV) -- Linda and Richard Eyre appear on Fresh Living to talk about their work with Uplift Families, including their new four-part series of articles on the Key Attitudes of Parenting.
The Key Attitudes of Parenting Part 4 By Richard and Linda Eyre
POSTED BYon April 04, 2019
The Perfect Formula for Unhappiness Imagine that you were tasked with the dark job of creating a formula or an equation for unhappiness. X plus Y plus Z = U (Unhappiness). What would X, Y, and Z be? And what if the task also involved coming up with a formula for bad parenting?Read More
The Key Attitudes of Parenting Part 3 By Richard and Linda Eyre
POSTED BYon March 31, 2019
Be a “Synergicity” Parent, not an Independent Parent In parenting, as well as in most things, methods and techniques and experience and ability are important, but attitude is the most important factor of all. This is particularly true when it comes to parenting and building strong families. In this third of four parts on optimal Parenting attitudes, we will compare and explore the difference between an attitude of Independence and an attitude of “synergicity,” and then apply both to parenting to see what the relative affects are and to think analytically about which of the two is best for our kids, best for our families, and best for us. Synergicity is a combination of the words synergy and synchronicity and it means working together with others and getting a result that is greater than the sum of its parts, and understanding that everything in life is connected and that each part needs the other parts.Read More
Sleeping Babies By Dr. Adam Wahlstrom
POSTED BYon March 24, 2019
For most of us, becoming a parent is nothing we imagined it to be. I often meet with first time parents who come to my office with questions on how to prepare for their first child. It’s a privilege to be involved in their excitement and anticipation. They always seem nervous but eager with expectations of this new journey.Read More