Away is our place to escape in order to recalibrate.

Prodigal Son

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.

Show and Tell

It’s amazing what kids pick up when you’re not looking.

Know thyself

In a large family, sometimes it’s easy to blend in without really knowing what makes you stand out.

Ready or not, here comes change.

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.

Journal buddies for the year

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.

Planning a successful year

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:

Like what’s up danger?

If I’m crazy, I’m on my own, If I’m waitin’, it’s on my throne, If I sound lazy, just ignore my tone, Cause I’m always gonna answer when you call my phone…like what’s up danger?

Why our kids need boredom

We’re so over-scheduled as families that our kids no longer have time to be bored. This could produce a generation of kids who don’t know how to creatively solve their own problems or use their imaginations.