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,
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
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
Q: What should I do about a nearly 12-year-old girl who wants to go bowling with another female friend and a couple of boys in their grade? Some friends and family members are advising us
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
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.
“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.
We love our kids, even when they drive us crazy. Even when we’re tired after being up all night with the baby. Even when they upchuck all over us right before we leave for a
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
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