“I'm bored. What can I do now?”
Something has been eating our sunflowers. Just as they start developing more leaves, they are snipped off at the ground.
There is a parenting principle that I've found quite useful but that I sometimes have a hard time practising. It goes like this – say “yes” when you can.
It isn't necessary for kids to like everything we do as parents.
Parenting is like an extended hangover.
One of the things that worries me about many of the teens and young adults I know is a real lack of passion about much of anything
One of the things that I want to provide for my sons is the model of a healthy marriage.
If only teaching our kids about their bodies were as simple as helping them learn the alphabet.
Two of my kids have birthdays in March, which is a reminder that birthdays are another of those things that I find difficult as a parent.
Keep a long memory for the good moments and keep a short memory for the bad ones.
Children take up a tremendous amount of time, energy, money, and just about everything else that we could otherwise spend on things that we enjoy more.
Is it really the case that we want our children associating the expression of love with the mere distribution of mass produced tokens of emotions that they don't really feel?
Knowing how to respond to children when they have lost control of their emotions is often difficult.
When you decide that you want to have a baby, there’s nothing more joyous than discovering that you are pregnant.
Kids love to draw. Here are a few tips to help keep these memorable pieces of art for years to come.
This holiday season, take some time to think about whether your family traditions are really bringing you closer to one another and adjust as needed.
I decided to leave the Santa question alone until my son asked me directly, and then I would tell him the truth.
An open home, on the other hand, is a place where people can come at any time, even when it's not perfectly tidy (which our place never is), and feel at home.
Sometimes we need to enlist the help of a coach or teacher to step in to help encourage our children to try something new.
As parents, our job is not just to tell our kids glibly that practise will make them perfect.