Keeping It Real

2015-04-06T16:22:43+00:00

One of my daughters really loves to write. She reminds me of myself at that age—always penning bits and pieces of stories on scraps of paper or in notebooks. She’s told me many times that

Keeping It Real 2015-04-06T16:22:43+00:00

Boys Being Boys—and Why That’s Okay

2015-03-13T15:41:17+00:00

Q:I have three boys: 3, 7 and 10 years old. The oldest loves to wrestle and play with his siblings, but he’s also much more aggressive than they are—but not to the point of hurting

Boys Being Boys—and Why That’s Okay 2015-03-13T15:41:17+00:00

Online Safety Not Guaranteed

2015-03-12T19:32:10+00:00

Q: I’m trying very hard to keep my two elementary school age kids (boy and girl) safe online. At home, we have a parental block on our devices, and restrict access to the Internet. However,

Online Safety Not Guaranteed 2015-03-12T19:32:10+00:00

The Angst of a Good Mother

2015-03-24T18:31:29+00:00

What makes a good mother? Contemplating the answer to that is something that can keep us women with children awake at night. I think we look at the answer backwards. We shouldn't be thinking what

The Angst of a Good Mother 2015-03-24T18:31:29+00:00

The Problem With Words

2018-07-17T15:59:26+00:00

Q: My 12-year-old daughter has a friend who began saying things like, “That’s really gay,” when my daughter made a face or put forth an idea. Naturally, this friend said that phrase in front of

The Problem With Words 2018-07-17T15:59:26+00:00

8 Ways to Love Your Unrepentant Child

2018-07-17T16:05:49+00:00

What can we do when our child keeps choosing the wrong path in life? Check out my article on  "8 Ways to Love Your Unrepentant Child" on Crosswalk.com. "Through it all, we hope our children

8 Ways to Love Your Unrepentant Child 2018-07-17T16:05:49+00:00

7 Ways to Nip Narcissism in the Bud

2015-03-11T20:42:37+00:00

Want to know seven easy ways we can help our kids NOT become overly self-centered? Read my blog on the topic on the Washington Post's On Parenting here.

7 Ways to Nip Narcissism in the Bud 2015-03-11T20:42:37+00:00

A Bully of a Label

2015-03-11T18:45:59+00:00

“You’re ugly.” Those words pierced my heart as a gawky 13-year-old seventh grader. It was hard enough to be the new kid at a private school where my classmates had been together since elementary school.

A Bully of a Label 2015-03-11T18:45:59+00:00