When I was young my mother traditionally made clam chowder in bread bowls for our Halloween dinner. It was hot, yummy and fast — which allowed us to quickly move along to the Halloween fun.memorable family tr... more
It’s difficult to know what other people are processing about a situation or experience. Parents often assume they know the thoughts of their children, but sometimes they don’t.Rolesproper rolesunderstandin... more
Parents painstakingly teach morals, principles, values and good judgment to their growing children in hopes that their virtues will be protected and their standards upheldPre-teachdealing with difficult social... more
Goals and commitments: what is the difference between these two? And shouldn't there be synthetic consequences for goals as well as commitments? Listen to this audio to learn more!
“Perhaps I shouldn’t even tell people about this because it’s probably bad, but I just felt I had to do it,” said a friend of mine shortly after a trip with her four-year-old son to the gas station.... more
While swimming with my family one day the calmness of our pool experience was interrupted by one very loud, very stressed mother.calmPower of CalmChanging Heartsconnectingconnecting with childrenencouragement... more