Have you ever felt those burning eyes of judgment on you?

Once when my son was 2 years old I had to take him with me to get a fitting for a bridesmaid dress. The… [more]

Have you ever felt those burning eyes of judgment on you? Have you ever felt those burning eyes of judgment on you?

You can give them your love but not your thoughts

Before you read another word, click the link above and enjoy listening to Sweet Honey in the Rock sing… [more]

You can give them your love but not your thoughts You can give them your love but not your thoughts

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]

How to say “I love you” without saying “I love you” How to say "I love you" without saying "I love you"

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]

Can one word transform your family in 2014? Can one word transform your family in 2014?

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]

How will I be remembered? How will I be remembered?

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]

Do you have a “NO” default? Do you have a "NO" default?

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]

The Unseen Effects of RIPPLES The Unseen Effects of RIPPLES

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]

Mommy! Deidra won’t share with me! Mommy! Deidra won't share with me!

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]

I feel I can finally exhale I feel I can finally exhale

10% Is Enough

When I first started teaching parenting classes back in 2005 I once told my class about an incident that… [more]

10% Is Enough 10% Is Enough