What I love most about my family’s weekly dinner topics is that I always learn something unexpected. And that something helps me better understand and connect with the people I love more than anything in the world. The other night, I asked this question: What would you like our family to do more?
As a child who grew up in the 70’s and 80’s, I missed the whole Emotional Intelligence (EQ) bus. My family didn’t talk about emotions or practice how to regulate them in a healthy way. So when my kids were babies, I realized I had a lot to learn to help my family (and myself) develop EQ.
Even when I think I have my ducks in a row, the beginning of a new school year feels crazy. My plan to get the kids to bed at a decent hour the last weekend of summer never happened. Since my kids are half asleep, we can’t seem to get out the door on time.… Continue reading Curb Back-to-School Craziness by Starting “Agile” Family Meetings