Emancipation and the Older Teen

2018-07-17T15:56:59+00:00

Q: A little more than a year ago, our 18-year-old daughter moved to Nashville, Tenn., (completely at our expense) to be a member of a ballet company. After a year of that, she decided to

Emancipation and the Older Teen 2018-07-17T15:56:59+00:00

Educating a Child’s Palate

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

For years, I thought I didn’t like salad or yellow squash in particular. Frankly, most vegetables left me cold, but since eating them was required, I ate them. Rarely did I ask for seconds of

Educating a Child’s Palate 2018-07-17T16:05:49+00:00

Six Things Reality TV Can Teach Us

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

Image courtesy of Ohmega1982/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Unless you live in a cave, you can’t avoid seeing one reality TV show or another. Whether it’s the antics of the Kardashians or the cut-throat world of Shark

Six Things Reality TV Can Teach Us 2018-07-17T15:59:26+00:00

Loving the Unrepentant Child

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

Q: What do we do when our child refuses to be reconciled with you? In adult-to-adult relationships, each adult has the same responsibility to initiate reconciliation when conflict arises. But how does this apply to

Loving the Unrepentant Child 2018-07-17T16:05:49+00:00

Squelching the Wonder

2015-02-10T19:02:39+00:00

I hurried my kids along, tugging on their hands and urging them to keep up. We had a lot of road to travel and not enough daylight to do it in. No matter that the

Squelching the Wonder 2015-02-10T19:02:39+00:00

Bad to the Bone

2015-02-10T19:13:24+00:00

Babies exude innocence. After all, they are quite helpless, needing someone to feed, change, dress and do a host of other things for them.But contrary to popular wisdom, babies are not all sweetness and light—they

Bad to the Bone 2015-02-10T19:13:24+00:00