Category Archives: Parenting

Christmas 2015 — A Letter to Myself

The last thing you want to do is think about next Christmas, but you’ll thank me at the end of the year. Continue reading

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Commercial Shows How We Keep Our Daughters Down

Does your daughter hate science? Maybe it is your fault! Take a look. Continue reading

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Crazy Mom Has a New Name

How far is too far when it comes to pushing your child’s popularity? Continue reading

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Will You Let Your Son Play Football?

If my boys beg me to play football, what will I say? After all, I see the attraction — the girls, the glory, the camaraderie — but, I also see the significant health risks. What will you say? Continue reading

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30 Reasons to Throw Away Maternal Guilt

It is crushing, can ruin your day and your mood, and it is SELF INFLICTED. Let go of the guilt — it’s not doing anyone any good. Continue reading

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Are You Raising Nice Kids?

A study from Harvard says most kids don’t think their parents care if they are kind to others. Ouch! Continue reading

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Why Middle School Can Ruin Your Marriage

I am starting to understand why so many divorces happen when the kids are in middle school. There is no time or energy for sex. For years, I listened to mothers of older kids complain about how busy they were. … Continue reading

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Great Conversation Starter: What is the job of a parent?

My initial answer to this question is whatever they do outside the home to earn money. I have always had a problem with motherhood being described as the toughest “job”. I’ve had many jobs and I’ve gotten paid for all … Continue reading

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