How to say “I love you” without saying “I love you”
Studies have shown that our children learn more from what we model for them than from what we try toteach them… [more]
Can one word transform your family in 2014?
I've had a tradition for the last 10 years or so, of posting a sheet of posterboard on my wall and having… [more]
How will I be remembered?
The death of my mother earlier this month had me reminiscing about all the wonderful things I love about… [more]
Do you have a “NO” default?
One of the best pieces of advice I received when my kids were very young, was to be aware of how many… [more]
The Unseen Effects of RIPPLES
There was a couple in one of my very first parenting classes who was struggling to relate to their teenage… [more]
Mommy! Deidra won’t share with me!
Deidra, who is four, and her sister, Kim, who is three, are playing with their pony pals. Everything… [more]
I feel I can finally exhale
Earlier this week I watched as my two boys got in the car (my older one driving) and headed to their… [more]
10% Is Enough
When I first started teaching parenting classes back in 2005 I once told my class about an incident that… [more]
Are you asking the right questions?
Sometimes in order to get the most meaningfull answers, you need to ask the right questions. You know… [more]
What the young and the old both want
He sits at the kitchen table patiently waiting for the pureed beets, pureed beans, and mashed potatoes.… [more]