(This article contains Nicholeen's daily home and school schedule for this coming year & a video of how she makes a yearly plan for the family.)
We have all heard the term “super mom” before. Some peo... more
Last week I wrote an article which generated a lot of discussion called Can Too Much Friend Time Hurt Children? Since I received so many emails about the topic I feel it is important to address it again.... more
Is it easier to tell children yes or no when they ask a question?
The answer to this question could depend on what kind of person you are.
Are the kind of parent who really likes to be in control of the g... more
If you are tired of teenage attitudes and problems this is something you will want to know. www.iamnotateenager.com has a free book preview written by youth for teens. The book shows teenagers there is a diff... more
This last week my twelve year old daughter had an attitude problem a number of times in one day. This is very unusual for her and definitely had me analyzing her and the day. She earned negative consequence... more
My two youngest children are best friends, and play a lot with each other. It is so fun to see them enjoy each other. This summer we have noticed that they are getting a bit too much play lately though. The... more
"I came across your ideas on the LDSEHE website, and have been so inspired by all of it. I'm starting to read your book, hoping to fill in a few holes. I really like your idea for Friday family movie nigh... more
My father used to always say, "Master your mother tongue and you will make a mark upon the world that will be noticed." This advice changed my life. I am still not perfectly articulate, but it is always on... more