How do you help your children stand up for what's right without being "preachy" or "goody-goody"?
The most important skill you can teach your child is how to determine what is right and what is wrong and how... more
We got home late. My four year old fell asleep on the way home. After waking up, he came in to go potty, get dressed and go to bed. From the bathroom I heard crying. He was in there for a long time. He... more
About five years ago I met a couple who seemed to have happiness in marriage completely figured out. They shared some of their secrets with me. One of them has made a huge impact on our home. It is called... more
My husband is a neat and tidy sort of a person. There was a time when our family was living out of laundry baskets instead of closets and drawers, because I just wasn’t able to stay on top of the laundry... more
My son happened to lose his hat in the Air and Space Museum in DC. We didn't find out that he had lost the NEW hat until we had been kicked out of the museum at closing time. It t... more
Recently, I have had a number of emails asking questions about how to use SODAS. If you aren't aware, SODAS are a problem solving exercise that I learned how to use while working for the Utah Youth Village. ... more
Sometimes when parents start teaching their children how to govern themselves, the children start to fight against the new system. Many people don't cope with change well, and children are often more... more