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]
Build a firm foundation for your house of love
You probably remember the story in the bible where the foolish man builds his house on the sand and… [more]
Are you missing the “co” in cooperation?
Tell me, what does cooperation mean to you? It's a word I hear often from parents and it appears to… [more]
When one child is “mean” to another: healing both
When your child comes home in tears because someone was “mean” to them at school, the first line… [more]