Parenting Blog

“Education and fear do not belong in the same sentence.” When experts are asked to appear on television to discuss the latest atrocity in a school, they often focus on the horror students, teachers and parents face. Understandably, the conversation usually centers on “how could this happen” or “what led to this event?” These discussions […]
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Kids love technology. That is not a bad thing! Our kids will need to be tech savvy their whole lives long. Learning about clicking and finding and searching and learning online is as important as kn owing math or reading. But parents are looking for ways to put Pandora back in her box on occasion. […]
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Thursday 11th Sep 2014

Respect
Responsibility
Teenagers

Almost from the moment our kids are born, people start to talk about that baby growing up and dating. “Your daddy is gonna lock you up til you’re 30!” “Look out Mama, this one’s gonna be a heartbreaker…” “He’ll have all the girls after him!” We spend a lot of time wondering and worrying about […]
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Grandchildren learn from grandparents. The relationships our kids have with our parents can make a huge impact on each person’s life. There are opportunities for learning family history building confidence showing respect developing resilience Grandparents matter. There are so many ways we can include the older generations of our families in our lives, and so […]
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“Honey, how was your day?” Do you get frustrated by one word answers or a short recitation with no stories? No clues about how your child is doing? Years ago, my husband and I saw the movie The Story of Us, and (besides the interesting should-we-get-divorced story), we were really impressed by a dinner table […]
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