6 tips to help you survive grocery shopping with children 5 min read
Marketing and pricing are the main reasons why our kids are reaching for junk food. Here's how to shop for healthy food and not succumb to pester power.
The foundation you want your child to have 1 min read
Do this now and your kids will come to you with their problems even when they're teens.
Teaching boys to rescue damsels in distress doesn't spell the end of feminism 2 min read
When did rescuing become such a bad thing, something to discourage in our boys?
One skill every tween needs to learn 4 min read
Despite the fact that collaboration is an essential skill for the sustainability of healthy relationships, whether it’s in family life, the school setting or the workplace, our children seem to get few opportunities to develop this skill.
How to bond with your adopted child 4 min read
It’s been said that it takes a good person to love their own child well, but a different type of person entirely to love someone else’s child.
7 surprisingly countercultural parenting tips that work 5 min read
“It takes a village to raise a child,” so goes the African proverb. But what if that village, including schools, peers, media and the culture at large, goes strongly and blatantly against your principles?
The surprising solution to your step-parenting problems 5 min read
Let’s start with that fundamental reality—you are not liked and not accepted. How do you deal with that with grace, kindness and respect for the child?
Looking beyond the now 4 min read
When I look at what is happening right now, it's effortless to get caught in the trap of thinking there is no hope. Then things like this happen . . .
How you can get through to your teenager without even talking 3 min read
Coaching our teens to help them communicate both with us and with themselves is such an important role for parents, but what do you do with a silent teenager?