Category: Parenting

How to stay connected with your teen

Staying emotionally engaged with our children is one of the most important and satisfying parts of being a parent. It’s also one of the most difficult, particularly as our kids get older. We want to understand their lives, and try … Continue reading

2 min. of advice to college students

From the time I took Mr. Mike’s Western Civilization course in high school, I was certain I wanted to be a history teacher. Mr. Mike walked constantly around the room, enthralling a class of freshman boys with accounts of the … Continue reading

Should you divorce your child?

For most parents, raising children is one of the most important and meaningful parts of their lives. In response to our unconditional love and total commitment, we get hugs, laughter, challenges, and a sense of purpose and passion. However, for … Continue reading

7 things I still don’t understand

There are still so many things that I don’t understand. 1. Why are so many kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)?  Approximately 11 percent of children ages 4-17 are diagnosed with ADD, a rate that has increased 42 percent … Continue reading

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