Many homes are filled with name calling, fighting, blaming and other forms of disrespect. Here are three ways to create a respectful home.
Okay, I have to admit that I’m writing this mostly for me. But I’m guessing that I’m not alone on this one.
As a recovering perfectionist, I find that often the hardest person for me to forgive is myself. Anyone else ever experience this?..
Validation means letting kids share their thoughts and feelings without judging or criticizing them. It means that you understand what your child feels is real to her. And it’ a powerful parenting too.
The teen years are complex, filled with change and intense growth. I asked teenagers what they wished their parents understood about them.
Teachers: Thank you for the vital role you play in the lives of our children, so much of it unseen and unrecognized.
During family dinner, I asked: “How can we make this an awesome summer?” The responses were a reminder that my kids still love family time.
There’s scientific evidence that healthy relationships are foundational to a healthy life. This article shares four skills that support healthy relationships and help families thrive.
At my baby shower, I received a simple book filled with blank pages. Little did I know that this would be the best, most meaningful baby gift.
As my kids grow, moments to connect with my family are becoming more limited. So I’m trying not to miss little opportunities for connection when they arise.
There are so many things I love about this Parenting Manifesto by Brene Brown. I’ve read this to my kids and they love it too. Thank you Brene for sharing this beautiful reminder of the path to deeper connection and joy!