The Gift of the Non-toothache

After a warm connecting Thanksgiving dinner where my little family of four expressed our gratitude for… [more]

The Gift of the Non-toothache The Gift of the Non-toothache

Let’s Get Rid of Trick or Treat!

The last twenty years or so have given us many new insights into child development and what is required… [more]

Let’s Get Rid of Trick or Treat! Let's Get Rid of Trick or Treat!

The Best Gift to Give Your Kids

When you were little and the teacher asked what you wanted to be when you grew up, you surely didn’t… [more]

The Best Gift to Give Your Kids The Best Gift to Give Your Kids

Let my love give you roots…and help you find your wings

Well, it's official.  I'm an "empty-nester" now.  There have been a few tears, there have been a few… [more]

Let my love give you roots…and help you find your wings Let my love give you roots...and help you find your wings

“If you live long enough…”

One of my favorite sayings from my friend Faye is "If you live long enough..."  I can't tell you how… [more]

“If you live long enough…” "If you live long enough..."

Summer Family Vacations — what to do with all that togetherness!

Summer vacations with the family can be the best of times or the worst of times. Confining airplanes… [more]

Summer Family Vacations — what to do with all that togetherness! Summer Family Vacations — what to do with all that togetherness!

Are you asking the right questions?

Sometimes in order to get the most meaningful answers, you need to ask the right questions. You… [more]

Are you asking the right questions? Are you asking the right questions?

Raising Compassionate Kids

How to raise kids who are kind and considerate is a hot topic these days. With so much bullying happening… [more]

Raising Compassionate Kids Raising Compassionate Kids

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

Growing Yourself as a Parent

"Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and… [more]

Growing Yourself as a Parent Growing Yourself as a Parent