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.

Please enjoy our new website and resource center!  We are always eager to hear your comments and feedback, you can always share your thoughts with us by clicking here.

Sincerely,

Jeanette Herbert
First Lady of Utah

 

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(KUTV) — Nicholeen Peck joins Fresh Living to help us create a personal calm plan. Nicholeen shares why we need to make one and how it can help us. More about Nicholeen Peck: When it comes to parenting, Nicholeen Peck is a worldwide phenomenon and leader — and for good reason! Her proven system based upon calmness, the principles of self-government, and good communication transforms even the most out-of-control teenagers and homes from chaos to calm within days. She has appeared on various news shows and radio programs to discuss effective parenting. Learn more about her mission and methods at TeachingSelfGovernment.com. For more information visit UpliftFamilies.org.

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Look Straight Ahead Dr. Damian Rodriguez

POSTED BY on June 26, 2020

As the groan of our garage door opening signaled that mommy was home, my daughter started jumping up and down. She didn’t even wait for my wife to get out of the car. “Mommy, we went on an adventure on our bikes, and the best part was the big hill.” I could sense from my wife’s Hawkeye glare that I had some explaining to do.

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Trade Time for Anger: Find Calmness and Patience By Nicholeen Peck

POSTED BY on June 24, 2020

“You never can tell with bees,” said A.A. Milne’s cherished character Winne-the-Pooh. This was Pooh Bear’s naive way of saying he didn’t understand why bees did the things they did. He made his best guesses, but he always seemed to guess wrong and find himself in a prickled gorse bush — instead of feasting on fresh honey.

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These 5 Hacks Will Make You A More Positive Parent By Dr. Paul Jenkins

POSTED BY on June 16, 2020

Hack #1 How to be more positive as a parent starts with being more positive! Try this little exercise:  How you are doing in this moment? Notice this - most of our depression, shame, feeling inadequate, is based on some kind of past attachment. Most of our anxiety, fear, worry, is based on some kind of future attachment. Right now, everything’s good!

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