Category: Parenting

Sharing one good thing about your day with your family

We begin every family dinner by holding hands and briefly saying something positive about our day. We do this whether we are eating at home or in the middle of a food court at a local mall. Many of the … Continue reading

Stepping up to stop bullying

            The beginning of school means a return to emotional turmoil for the kids who are the victims of malicious ridicule and intimidation by their peers. This is not the good natured teasing that inevitably occurs among young kids. The … Continue reading

What do we owe our kids?

I’ve taken quite a beating from readers over the past few weeks regarding my answer to parents who couldn’t afford to offer their youngest child the same level of financial support for college as they gave their two older children. … Continue reading

When vomiting and diarrhea hit home

Patrick and Matthew were looking forward to the All Star baseball pizza party on Saturday.  Matthew and Alex were able to go as well since they were “helpers” this season.  It was nearing the time for them to leave (and … Continue reading

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