Ever had a job where you had no experience, no training, you weren’t allowed to quit, and people’s lives were at stake? That’s parenting.
What’s at stake if we forget how to really talk and hear one another? Perhaps everything.
Away is our place to escape in order to recalibrate.
There’s a bit of prodigal nature in each of us, myself included. Let’s face it, everybody needs saving of some sort, even if it’s from ourselves.
It’s amazing what kids pick up when you’re not looking.
In a large family, sometimes it’s easy to blend in without really knowing what makes you stand out.
If your life is not what it could be, try telling the truth, both to yourself and others. You’ll be amazed at what you learn.
It seems like we go through seasons of change, some sudden, and others planned. Though we can’t control when the winds of change blow, we can choose our response.
If you’re looking for a way to stay connected to your child emotionally as they traverse this upcoming school year, perhaps you should consider becoming journal buddies.
For parents in the throes of raising children (particularly young kids), the back to school season can be fraught with land mines of anxiety and stress (for us and the kids). Here are 3 ways to prepare for success: