Letting Teen Make Own Decisions

2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

Q: I feel like I am in a quandary of sorts. My youngest child, who will be 17 next month, wants desperately to go with her best friend to a haunted castle. My oldest went

Letting Teen Make Own Decisions 2018-07-17T15:56:57+00:00

What’s Your ‘Mom’ Thing?

2017-10-04T21:56:42+00:00

We all have at least one—that mom thing we like to do for our kids. That little gesture that we use on a regular basis to communicate without words that we love our kids. For

What’s Your ‘Mom’ Thing? 2017-10-04T21:56:42+00:00

A Parent’s Back To School

2017-09-01T17:46:56+00:00

At the start of the school year, it’s not just the kids who face an adjustment—parents do too. From homework to teacher conference to after-school activities, this time of year can be overwhelming and chaotic.

A Parent’s Back To School 2017-09-01T17:46:56+00:00

Separation Anxiety

2017-06-15T19:24:43+00:00

Q: I need any advice on how to approach separation problems for my 3- (almost 4) year-old son. My husband and I teach his Sunday School class every other week, but the weeks with other

Separation Anxiety 2017-06-15T19:24:43+00:00

Forgiving Yourself For Your Failures as a Parent

2017-05-25T00:19:34+00:00

By Christine Lindsay Parenting is a bumpy road, especially if your family is blended in some manner through adoption, or divorce and remarriage, or any other number of life stresses. But when you fail—and believe

Forgiving Yourself For Your Failures as a Parent 2017-05-25T00:19:34+00:00

Mothers and Daughters

2018-07-17T16:03:48+00:00

As a daughter (and a mother of daughters), I have firsthand knowledge of the complicated relationship between moms and daughters. As one with two sisters (and a brother) more than a decade older than me—and

Mothers and Daughters 2018-07-17T16:03:48+00:00